Arches. Photo by Daniel Chia
HOPES: Huntington's Outreach Project for Education, at Stanford
Nov
16
2010

NI

Abbreviation for neuronal inclusions, which are clumps of mutant protein. These mutant proteins have abnormally expanded polyglutamine tracts in hereditary tri-nucleotide repeat disorders. Also referred to as neuronal intranuclear inclusions, nuclear inclusions, or inclusion bodies.