Scientists ID Genesis of Toxic Proteins Behind Alzheimer's Disease

News   Jul 11, 2018 | Original story by UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
Scientists ID Genesis of Toxic Proteins Behind Alzheimer's Disease

Abnormal accumulations of a protein called tau can collect inside neurons, forming tangled threads and eventually harming the synaptic connection between neurons. Credit: National Institute on Aging.

 
 
 

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