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How Parkinson's Protein Destroys Cell Membranes

News   Jul 02, 2020 | Original story from Chalmers University of Technology

 
How Parkinson's Protein Destroys Cell Membranes

An illustration showing how the mitochondria-imitating lipid vesicles are damaged by the Parkinson's protein alpha synuclein. The light scattering reveals how the membrane is destroyed even at very low, nanomolar, concentrations, where proteins do not aggregate to clumps before they bind. Credit: Fredrik Höök/Chalmers University of Technology

 
 
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