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Protein threshold linked to Parkinson’s disease

The in which a protein closely associated with Parkinson’s Disease begins to malfunction and aggregate in the brain have been pinpointed in a quantitative manner for the first time in a new study.

Amyloid Fibrils Detail
This is a detail of an atomic force microscopy image which shows amyloid fibrils of alpha-synuclein grown out of synthetic lipid vesicles.
Credit:A.K. Buell


University of Cambridge