Signaling pathway involving the Golgi apparatus identified in cells with Huntington's disease -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Signaling pathway involving the Golgi apparatus identified in cells with Huntington's disease

03/15/2018

Image: Cells with Huntington's disease under the microscope; Copyright: Juan Sbodio

Cells with Huntington's disease lack the enzyme that creates cysteine and die in environments without it (Left). Cells treated with monensin have cysteine stores and are better prepared to survive in environments with little cysteine (Right).