28 Nov 2014

New protein prevents brain damage from pesticides

Author: Calvin King | Category: Brain | Tags:

A team of researchers from the University of New York (USA) has developed a protein that can counteract the effects of toxic chemicals, including pesticides, to prevent brain damage. The key of the work is based on detoxification of organophosphates. Those compounds commonly used in pesticides and chemical weapons that can cause permanent damage to […]