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Study provides first definitive evidence and description of protein clump toxicity in ALS.

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common neurodegenerative disease affecting motor neurons. This fatal disease is characterized by progressive muscular atrophy and doesn’t have an effective treatment.  Patients with ALS suffer gradual paralysis and early death as a result of the loss of motor neurons, which are crucial to moving, speaking, swallowing, and breathing.  Although a small proportion of

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