SBT-272, Supporting Mitochondria, Eases Disease Symptoms in Mice

SBT-272, Supporting Mitochondria, Eases Disease Symptoms in Mice

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SBT-272, Supporting Mitochondria, Eases Disease Symptoms in Mice

Treatment with an investigational medicine called SBT-272 markedly eased signs of Parkinson’s disease in a mouse model, according to its developer Stealth BioTherapeutics. “We are excited about the promise of SBT-272 as a potential therapeutic for neurodegenerative diseases,” Reenie McCarthy, the CEO of Stealth, said in a press release. SBT-272 is thought to work by increasing the activity of mitochondria, cellular compartments best known for providing cells with energy. Problems with mitochondrial function are thought…

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