Latest News

Dangerous mistaken identity: Protein folding leads to some neurodegenerative diseases

Tau proteins, which are responsible for Alzheimer's disease, bind to the folding protein HSP90. The molecular recognition mechanisms that play a role here have been unveiled by an international team of scientists, and may open the door for new approaches for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and further neurodegenerative diseases that are caused by protein aggregation. These scientific insights provide an important basis for better understanding these disease mechanisms.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Forget about the car keys, do you know when to take away your parent's checkbook?

  • Follow-up on psychiatric disorders in young people after release from detention

  • Teens with a history of TBI are nearly 4 times more likely to have used crystal meth

  • Stroke damage mechanism identified

  • Drug to reduce side-effects of 'binge drinking' developed

  • How do Tourette's patients react to visual stimulation with their own self-image?

  • 'Trigger' for stress processes discovered in brain

  • New research supporting stroke rehabilitation

  • Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression, anxiety

  • Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment

  •