Memory stem cells sustain disease

  title={Memory stem cells sustain disease},
  author={Xuesong Yu and Claudio Anasetti},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
to anxiety disorders, but the precise genes involved are unknown. In a study published online October 23 in Nature, Hovatta et al. report an unexpected twist in the genetics of anxiety—the expression levels of two enzymes, glyoxalase 1 (Glo1) and glutathione reductase 1 (Gsr), are highly correlated with anxiety levels1. Neither Glo1 nor Gsr are the usual suspects in anxiety disorders, as they are not the targets of the commonly prescribed anxiety medications. They are, however, related to… CONTINUE READING