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Asparagine endopeptidase (AEP) cleaves human α-synuclein at Asn103, yielding a fragment with higher aggregation propensity than that of the full-length protein. Truncated α-synuclein is also more neurotoxic and leads to dopaminergic neuronal loss and motor impairments in mice.NEXT ARTICLE
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...