Humanin detected in skeletal muscles of MELAS patients: a possible new therapeutic agent


Humanin (HN) was originally identified as an endogenous peptide that protects neuronal cells from apoptosis induced by various types of Alzheimer’s disease-related insults. We have previously indicated that HN increases cellular ATP levels and speculated that this peptide may rescue energy-deficient cells in mitochondrial disorders. Here, we report, for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00401-004-0965-5


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