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A Closer Look at the Root of Protein Misfolding

News   May 20, 2020 | Original story from Michigan Technological University

 
A Closer Look at the Root of Protein Misfolding

Fluorescent images show concentrations of tau protein aggregates in soma of neuronal cells that can cause neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. On amyloid beta peptides, chemical modification at lysine 16 can promote these aggregates. Credit: Ashutosh Tiwari/Michigan Tech

 
 
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