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Landmark Study Solves Structure of Dementia Protein

Article   Jul 05, 2017 | Adam Tozer PhD, Technology Networks

Structure of Tau Filaments from Alzheimer’s Brain Solved by Cryo-EM

Tau filament structures, rendered in blue and white. In the background, a photomicrograph of a Bodian silver-stain preparation shows a neuron from the cerebral cortex of an individual affected by Alzheimer disease. The cytoplasm around the nucleus contains a flame-shaped neurofibrillary tangle. The Tau filaments appear to wrap around the neuron.

Adam Tozer PhD

Science Writer



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