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Editorís Letter

This edition of EBR went to press just as a major breakthrough in the development of a potential treatment for Huntingtonís disease was announced by researchers at University College London. Identifying, isolating and then being able to block synthesis of the defective, toxic proteins responsible for disease pathology has taken decades to accomplish, and a number of articles in our current issue resonate with aspects of this journey from gene to treatment. Although the exact neurological role of the Huntingtin gene product is not yet known, it is a complex, highly polymorphic protein and has the ability to identify even subtle changes from a core range of sequences, and structures of biological relevance through functional approaches such as microarrays could become increasingly valuable tools in disease research. The faulty Huntingtin gene responsible for Huntingtonís disease was discovered in 1993.

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Dr Deborah OíNeil, Chief Executive and Scientific Officer, NovaBiotics Ltd
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