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Study identifies a previously unknown mechanism of neurofibrillary tangle formation.


Tauopathies are neurodegenerative diseases that are signified by the presence of irregular tangle-like clumps of the protein tau that appear in the brain and accumulate during as the disease progresses. As tau tangles appear in numerous diseases such as Alzheimer’s and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), it seemed likely that tau could be a key factor in causing neuron and brain

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