Toxic form of tau protein foils memory formation in Alzheimer’s
Slices of mouse brains for research into brain diseasesMCS/Science Photo LibraryThe mystery is starting to untangle. It has long been known that twisted fibres of a protein called tau collect in the brain cells of people with Alzheimer’s, but their exact role in the disease is unclear. Now a study in mice has shown how tau interferes with the strengthening...
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