Neurons in the fly brain that SEC15 lacks displayed not only aberrant wiring patterns.

Neurons in the fly brain that SEC15 lacks displayed not only aberrant wiring patterns, but also show loss of proteins for proper nerve cell contact required choices.

The SEC15 protein is part a protein complex in yeast. Considered necessary for the secretion of vesicular compartments in yeast. Vesicular compartments organelles are small, that the transport of proteins from one place to another in the cell.Dr. Choic co-authors from SBUMC include Sanjaykumar Hapani, and David Chu, MD The study was partly financed by the Stony Brook University Research Foundation.

US Cancer Drug increasing risk of fatal GI perforationKrebs patients with the widely used medication bevacizumab handled in combination with chemotherapy is an increased risk for life – thereatening gastrointestinal perforation. This is the conclusion which Shenhong Wu, principal investigator, and publishes colleagues at Stony Brook University Medical Center in a study of line in June print edition of The Lancet Oncology.