Mutation associated with ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids, study shows

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A genetic defect tied to a variety of neurodegenerative diseases and mental illnesses changes how cells starved of sugar metabolize fatty compounds known as lipids, a new study shows. The finding could lead to new targets to treat these diseases, which currently have no cure or fully effective treatments.

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