Inosine treatment helps recovery of motor functions after brain injury

August 3rd, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Brain tissue can die as the result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, or neurodegenerative disease. When the affected area includes the motor cortex, impairment of the fine motor control of the hand can result. Researchers found that inosine, a naturally occurring purine nucleoside that is released by cells in response to metabolic stress, can help to restore motor control after brain injury.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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