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Cerebrospinal Fluid Myelin Basic Protein and Multiple Sclerosis

  • Steven R. Cohen
  • Mary Jane Brune
  • Robert M. Herndon
  • Guy M. McKhann
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 100)

Summary

We have previously reported that myelin basic protein appears in CSF during acute attacks of multiple sclerosis. These studies have been extended to over 700 patients, 91 with multiple sclerosis. The data continues to indicate that myelin basic protein is released into cerebrospinal fluid during acute attacks of multiple sclerosis. We are currently characterizing the basic protein in the CSF.

Keywords

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Patient Myelin Basic Protein Basic Protein Optic Neuritis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven R. Cohen
    • 1
  • Mary Jane Brune
    • 1
  • Robert M. Herndon
    • 1
  • Guy M. McKhann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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