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Misfolded proteins serve as 'inherited memory' of toxic insults

10:34 EDT 28 Aug 2018 | Science Daily

Protein aggregates have a bad reputation in conditions such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but in bacteria, inheritance of aggregates by daughter cells may help protect against the same toxic stresses that triggered them in parental cells, according to a new study.

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