Chemical compound produces beneficial inflammation, remyelination that could help treat multiple sclerosis

Posted by on May 29, 2018 7:31 pm
Categories: health

Researchers report that indazole chloride, a synthetic compound that acts on one form of the body’s estrogen receptors, is able to remyelinate (add new myelin to) damaged axons and alter the body’s immune system — findings that could help treat multiple sclerosis. Drugs available to treat MS alter the immune system but do not induce repair of damaged axons.

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