CRMP1

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CRMP1

A gene on chromosome 4p16.1 that encodes one of a family of cytosolic phosphoproteins expressed exclusively in the nervous system, which is thought to be a part of the semaphorin signal transduction pathway implicated in semaphorin-induced growth cone collapse during neural development.
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The next step will be to test the DRP1 function in animals and patients to see whether the protein also protects the brain.
The protein DRP1 is needed for mitochondrial division.
The UCF team toned down the activity of DRP1, which restored a normal balance of mitochondrial division and fusion and improved the energy metabolism and survival of neurons.