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Protective pathway identified to counter toxicity associated with Alzheimer's disease

New research has identified a pathway used by the brain to try to protect itself from toxicity that occurs with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Researchers have done extensive work on the role of prion protein. They found that toxicity of amyloid- peptides, one of the major culprits in AD, can be decreased by preventing it from interacting with the prion protein.
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