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New player in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis identified

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Scientists have shown that a protein called membralin is critical for keeping Alzheimer's disease pathology in check. The study, published in Nature Communications, shows that membralin regulates the cell's machinery for producing beta-amyloid (or amyloid beta, Aβ), the protein that causes neurons to die in Alzheimer's disease.

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