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News tag: beta amyloid


Involved in setting Alzheimer’s, tau protein receives close inspection

3 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Researchers examine the protein called tau which forms toxic clogs of nerve fibers typically associated with the disease. Harvard researchers specialized in Alzheimer’s disease are scanning the brains of healthy patients for the presence of the tau protein, which is involved in starting the process of intertwining the nerve fibers…