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Tau at the Crossroads between Neurotoxicity and Neuroprotection.

08:00 EDT 17th May 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Tau at the Crossroads between Neurotoxicity and Neuroprotection."

In contrast to the idea that tau phosphorylation is toxic, Ittner et al. (2016) recently showed that specific tau phosphorylation is neuroprotective, phenocopying tau ablation (DeVos et al., 2017), thus highlighting the complex tau biology that underlies neurotoxicity and neuroprotection.

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Name: Neuron
ISSN: 1097-4199
Pages: 703-704

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