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Novel Form of Alzheimer’s Protein in Spinal Fluid Indicates Disease Stage

News   Dec 08, 2020 | Original story from Washington University School of Medicine

 
Novel Form of Alzheimer’s Protein in Spinal Fluid Indicates Disease Stage

Credit: A "heat map" of the brain of a person with mild Alzheimer's dementia shows where tau protein has accumulated, with areas of higher density in red and orange, and lower density in green and blue. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a form of tau in spinal fluid that tracks with tau tangles in the brain and indicates what stage of the disease a person is in. Credit: Tammie Benzinger/Knight ADRC

 
 
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