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The protein mutation that causes Parkinson's disease could prevent another neurodegenerative disease

The protein mutation that causes Parkinson’s disease could prevent another neurodegenerative disease

image: Amanda Woerman is an assistant professor of biology at UMass Amherst. see After Credit: UMass Amherst A scientist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered that a mutation in the misfolded protein that causes Parkinson’s disease offers protection against another deadly neurodegenerative disease – multiple system atrophy (MSA), which is caused by the …

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DNA Genetics

Scientists discover a gene that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease

The study revealed that Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented by a gene involved in neuronal structure and function. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Anschutz have found that overexpression of a gene improves learning and memory in Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is a disease that attacks the brain, causing a decline in mental abilities that …

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DNA Genetics

Scientists discover a gene that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease

The study revealed that Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented by a gene involved in neuronal structure and function. Researchers from the University of Colorado at Anschutz have found that overexpression of a gene improves learning and memory in Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is a disease that attacks the brain, causing a decline in mental abilities that …

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