01 October, 2007

Findings from Dr WT Wu and Professor KF So of the State Key Lab are published in Nature Medicine and highlighted as its cover story.


LINGO-1 is a member of a family of molecules known to inhibit axonal growth. In this issue, Wu and colleagues (p 1228) show that LINGO-1 inhibits myelination in an animal model of multiple sclerosis. The cover shows a cross section of myelinated axons in the central nervous system. Source: Corbis.

Full paper (pdf)