August 31, 2021

New publication from the Giger Lab!

"Neurobiology: Resetting the axon’s batteries" has been published in Current Biology!

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Neuronal injury can cause mitochondrial damage, leading to reduced energy production, decreased Ca2+ storage capacity, and increased reactive oxygen species. A new study reveals a mechanism to trigger the axonal transport of previously anchored mitochondria and promote neuroprotection and axon regeneration by replacing damaged with functional mitochondria.