Parkinson's & Movement disorders

A stronger twist to cytotoxic amyloid fibrils

Researchers from Amsterdam and Enschede have for the first time performed a structural comparison of two types of amyloid fibrils that have been associated with Parkinson's disease. Using a combination of experimental methods ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Tracing the path of Parkinson's disease proteins

As neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease progress, misfolded proteins clump together in neurons, recruiting normal proteins in the cell to also misfold and aggregate. Cells in which this ...

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