Anti-Alzheimer's Antibody Breaks Down Protein Plaques in Mice

News   Mar 28, 2018 | Original Story from the Washington University School of Medicine

 
Anti-Alzheimer's Antibody Breaks Down Protein Plaques in Mice

Antibodies against APOE (red) bind to amyloid plaques (blue) in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers have found that the antibody can sweep away the damaging plaques, at least in mice, which could lead to a therapy for the devastating disease. Credit: Monica Xiong

 
 
 

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