Huntingtin

Otherwise called Htt, this protein is found to play a role in the neurons in the brain while also being crucial for a child’s normal development before birth. While the exact function of Htt is unclear, it is involved in a number of cell activities such as chemical signaling, transport of materials, binding to proteins and other cell structures as well as protecting the cell from its death (i.e., apoptosis).

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