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Type 2 Diabetes May Be a Protein Misfolding Disease

09:13 EDT 4 Aug 2017 | Science

Here’s a paper that will not calm anyone down about the possibility of prion-like diseases. Those, as many will know, are spread by misfolded proteins that, on contact, template others to follow their example. I last wrote about this field a couple of years ago, when examples appeared of transmissable amyloid pathology in humans, spread

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