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Sugar-coating proteins can help us understand brain disease

04:39 EST 7 Nov 2019 | Science Daily

Researchers have developed a new way to tag proteins in human cells with a small sugar molecule called O-GlcNAc. The exact role played by O-GlcNAc remains a mystery but the molecule is found on proteins related to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, motor neuron disease and intellectual disability.

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