Apr 24, 2018

Gain of toxic apolipoprotein E4 effects in human iPSC-derived neurons is ameliorated by a small-molecule structure corrector

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Today we will be discussing new research published in nature where researchers modified a protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease into a more harmless form, allowing them to remove the damage caused by Alzheimer’s in human cells. This is especially important because the research was not conducted on mice but rather human cells, and shows a potential way to halt the formation of the plaques associated with Alzheimer’s in the first place.

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