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Project Title:
Functions of Mitochondria in Huntington's Disease Mouse Model
Supervisor:PARK Hyo Keun
Co-Supervisor:PARK Hyo Keun
Project Description:Many neurodegenerative diseases show abnormal mitochondrial morphology and biochemical dysfunction. It is unclear whether there is any abnormalcy of mitochondria caused by mutant Huntingtin protein in Huntington's disease. We are investigating whether there is any defect in mitochondria in our Huntington's disease mouse model.
Course type:UROP1000 UROP1100  
Applicant's Roles:Testing whether mutant Huntingtin proteins disrupt the functions of mitochondria in Huntington's disease mouse model by measuring the size and number of mitochondria. 
Applicant's Learning Objectives:Learning how to solve the important biological questions.  
Complexity of the project:Challenging 

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