New Peptide Structure Can Help Prevent and Treat Amyloid Diseases Such As Alzheimer’s

New Peptide Structure Can Help Prevent and Treat Amyloid Diseases Such As Alzheimer’s
PeptideBioengineers at the University of Washington have designed peptide structures that can neutralize the conversion of a protein from its normal state into an abnormally folded, toxic form, preventing more than 40 amyloid diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or Type 2 diabetes, for example. Ultimately, this could allow doctors to diagnose and treat diseases like Alzheimer’s, which currently has no cure. Researchers, who published their findings i
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