Jellyfish Protein Good For Brain Health

November 11, 2009

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Jellyfish Protein Good For Brain Health

MADISON, Wis.Data presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience highlighted the ability of aequorin, a jellyfish-derived protein, to protect neurons in those who have suffered a stroke. The team found aequorin to be a naturally occurring calcium binding protein (CaBP), with a DNA structure very similar to CaBPs produced in the brain. Quincy Bioscience has filed patents for the purposes of utilizing aequorin in neuronal calcium regulation.  

 

 

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