Scientists identify natural toxin that may contribute to paralysis after spinal cord trauma
Purdue University scientists have identified acrolein as a toxin that appears in spinal tissue after spinal cord trauma, and may play a role in causing paralysis. They hope that further research will lead to methods for detoxifying acrolein after SCI, and thereby preventing or lessening the resulting paralysis. See news release below.
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