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Identifying the molecular structure of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits

20:00 EDT 15 May 2019 | AAAS

(University of Colorado Denver) Researchers have mapped the molecular structure and dynamics of an aggressive protein modification that spurs on Alzheimer's disease. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers greater understanding of the microscopic, toxic protein fragments, called beta amyloids (Aβ), that cause rapid acceleration of Alzheimer's disease.

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