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Unformatted text preview: connections of the visual system. However, Boulanger explains that there is much more roles played by these proteins of which we still have no knowledge of. Another implication that is being explored with MHC class I are the nuerodegenrative disorders. Autism, specifically, could have a link with the immune system. Mouse models are currently being tested for MHC class I in the brain during development. In addition, Parkinsons disease peculiarly demonstrates high levels of MHC class I in the substantia nigra. Therefore, by exploring if MHC class Is intensity could affect development of the brain, we could affect treatment of different disorders....
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2008 for the course COGS 199 taught by Professor Salv during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07