Molecular mechanisms: Enzyme blockers help Fragile X mice

Nice writeup on SFARI.org – Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative – about Dr. Richard Jope’s research. Dr. Jope won the 2013 FRAXA Pioneer Award for this work.

The mood stabilizer lithium and two other drugs that block an enzyme called GSK-3 reverse cognitive deficits in a mouse model of Fragile X.

Molecular mechanisms: Enzyme blockers help Fragile X mice — SFARI.org – Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

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