Nerve Cells (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption In the top image, cells from a mouse model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis caused normal healthy brain cells (green) to die. But when scientists blocked an enzyme in the cells from the mouse model, more of the normal cells and their branches survived (bottom). Credit Nature Neuroscience Usage Restrictions Please cite to Nature Neuroscience Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.