Thursday, February 07, 2008

Bee Venom Peptide Keeps Neurons Alive

Scientists Stop Brain Cells Dying

By Anelle Miles, The Courier Mail (Australia), 2/7/2008

…Dr Coulson said a peptide found in bee venom called tertiapin had worked to keep neurons alive in the laboratory and in chicken embryos. But years of research is ahead before scientists can apply their discovery to humans…

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