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motor neurone

motor nerve cell; cell body lies within ventral grey matter of spinal cord; axon synapses with effector tissue, e.g. skeletal muscle (via motor endplate of a somatic motor neurone); vascular or gland smooth muscle (via preganglionic/autonomic ganglion/postganglionic motor complex of autonomic motor neurone)
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Uni scientist Dr Catherina Becker said: "Understanding how zebrafish can regenerate large numbers of motor neurones after damage to the spinal cord and how these motor neurones are produced by natural stem cells could help in finding treatments for motor neurone disease.
George Armstrong, a trustee for Motor Neurone Research, said the evening was a huge success.
Proceeds will be shared between the Butterwick Hospice and the Willie Maddren Motor Neurone Disease Research Fund.
Celtic legend Jimmy Johnstone died of motor neurone disease in March last year, aged 61.
Mr Anderson is supporting the call made by the Motor Neurone Disease Association for the Government to put up the funds which they will match.
Helen Beaumont, 29, (right) braved the heights of Australia's Sydney Harbour Bridge and took part in a 76-mile Tanzania trek to raise money for the Motor Neurone Association.
The former player and manager set up the fund himself when he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease back in 1995.
There is no doubt that Motor Neurone Disease is a devastating condition.
An Overview of Pipeline Products for Motor Neurone Disease
Above, Joan Wolsenden; left, Gladys Willis; below, the ladies circle' event with (front, kneeling) Debbie McIlhone of the Alzheimer's Society and (front centre in pink coat) Nerys Watton of the Motor Neurone Disease Association DJ171208CIRC2.
Lisbon Lion Jimmy died of motor neurone disease in March last year, aged 61.
Motor neurone disease is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that attacks the upper and lower motor neurones.