Age-Related Degeneration and Alzheimer's Disease Link Discovered
9 monthes ago - By Medindia Health
Aging causes aggregation of protein which triggers amyloid- 946; plaque aggregation, that is a characteristic feature of Alzheimer's disease.
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Study sheds light on link between diseases like Alzheimer's and normal aging in the brain
9 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily
Neurodegenerative diseases are often associated with protein aggregates, highly intractable clumps of protein. Experiments on roundworms and mouse brain extracts yielded evidence that these disease-associated aggregates can be directly induced by proteins that aggregate together during normal aging. The present study therefore opens up a new area of preventative research targeting these age-dependent protein aggregates as possible therapeutic targets.
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