Tuesday, June 15, 2010

A new avenue in Alzheimer's research?

While most of the work on Alzheimer's has centered around the amyloid hypothesis (or here), another possible set of proteins involved in the disease seems to be yielding promising results:

I'm always interested to hear about ideas that don't involve amyloid beta proteins, not because I don't believe they are important to Alzheimer's disease pathology, but I am not convinced that they are the only players in the story (or even the main character).

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