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Alzheimer's Pathology: Inflammation Leads to Devastation

News   Aug 30, 2017 | Original Story from UNC Healthcare and UNC School of Medicine

 
Alzheimer's Pathology: Inflammation induces neuritic beading and accumulation of abnormal tau

Neurons treated with Alzheimer's-associated proteins exhibit drastic calcium increases (blue, green, yellow, red to white), and the cells form tau-filled beaded structures (shown with arrows) identical to neurons seen in Alzheimer's patients. Credit: Cohen Lab, UNC School of Medicine

 
 
 

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