Cold shock protein

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Cold shock proteins (CSP) are a family of proteins that are produced by cells in response to exposure to stressful conditions, in particular cold. Cold shock proteins include RNA binding motif 3 (RBM3)

RNA binding motif 3 (RBM3)[edit | edit source]

RBM3 may improve neurological health. In rodents, it has been linked linked to the regeneration of synapses[1][2] In a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease and prion disease, cooling induced upregulation of RBM3 and resulted in delayed on-set of diseases and prolonged survial.

In human subjects, upregulation of RBM3 was correlated with better prognosis in gastric[3] and colon[4] cancer.

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mouse model - The use of special strains of mice to study a human disease or condition, and how to prevent and treat it

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