Sorting protein in neurons defends against neurodegenerative disease

July 9th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

A molecule known as VPS35 detects and removes defective proteins from neurons. Researchers show for the first time that VPS35 clears the brain of a potentially harmful protein called tau, which otherwise accumulates and contributes to neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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