News tagged with tau protein

Forgotten and lost - when proteins 'shut down' our brain

( -- Which modules of the tau protein, in neurons of Alzheimer disease patients, may act in a destructive manner were investigated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Göttingen) ...

dateFeb 17, 2009 in
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Problem proteins in Alzheimer's

( -- In Alzheimer's disease, two proteins are known to accumulate and build up in the brain. One protein called amyloid β aggregates into large disruptive ‘plaques’, while tau protein forms tangled ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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