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Title: Astrocytes expressing toxic ALS protein aggregates
Author: Karthik Krishnamurthy
Votes: 14

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Description: Mutant G93A SOD1 is implicated in familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Cultured rat astrocytes from spinal cord (labeled with Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein (GFAP) in red) expressing toxic G93A Superoxide dismutase (G93A-SOD1) protein aggregates in green. Cell nucleus is labeled with DAPI in blue. Z-stack Images acquired using nikon confocal microscope A1R and projected by maximum intensity projection