Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 27 April 2005
Alzheimer's protein kills by tampering with cell's antioxidant defenses
Abstract: amyloid, the brain-clogging protein in Alzheimer's disease, recruits other molecules to do its dirty work. It kills cells by enlisting certain proteins to sabotage oxidant defenses, a new study reveals. The work suggests that drugs that break the chain between amyloid and its henchmen might save neurons.
Citation: M. Leslie, Shields Down. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (17), nf32 (2005).
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