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Binding Protein Prevents Parkinson's Fibril Formation

News   Sep 03, 2019 | Original story from the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

 
Binding Protein Prevents Parkinson's Fibril Formation

Aggregation inhibitor beta-wrapin AS69 (grey) binds a specific region in the otherwise disordered Parkinson's protein alpha-synuclein (orange), thus preventing elongation and formation of new protein fibrils (red). Credit: HHU / Wolfgang Hoyer

 
 
 

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