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Fatty Acid Greases the Wheels for α-Synuclein Multimers

RESEARCH NEWS 2016-10-24 Research News Given a little coaxing, monomers of α-synuclein huddle into non-toxic, soluble multimers, according to recent findings. As described September 27 in Science Reports, arachidonic acid, the most abundant fatty acid in the brain, provides the ...

Otavio Castello

Brazillian Alzheimer's Association & Brazillian Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Association
Brasília, Brazil

At 2nd Kloster Seeon Meeting, Renewed Optimism for Targeting BACE1

CONFERENCE COVERAGE 2016-10-22 Conference Coverage More than 100 BACE aficionados gathered September 25 near Munich for the 2nd Kloster Seeon Meeting on BACE Proteases in Health and Disease. Organized by Stefan Lichtenthaler, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseasesm Munich, and ...

Grow that Axon: C9ORF72 Function Revealed?

RESEARCH NEWS 2016-10-21 Research News While mutated C9ORF72 leads to some forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), scientists still wonder what the healthy protein does. In the October 10 Nature Neuroscience online, scientists led by ...

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