How nerve cells are damaged by accumulation of abnormal proteins

Published: 25/05/2017
How nerve cells are damaged by accumulation of abnormal proteins
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A molecular mechanism in the prion protein, a protein responsible for neurodegenerative diseases, has now been uncovered by researchers, which may explain why nerve cells degenerate in these disorders. The findings may one day lead to better therapies and treatments for these diseases

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