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UC San Diego scientists discover gene that helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases

18:59 EDT 16 May 2018 | News-Medical.net

Scientists know that faulty proteins can cause harmful deposits or "aggregates" in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Although the causes of these protein deposits remain a mystery, it is known that abnormal aggregates can result when cells fail to transmit proper genetic information to proteins.

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