Long-term Memories Maintained by Prion-like Proteins

Long-term Memories Maintained by Prion-like Proteins
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have released multiple study findings showing that long term memories are stored with the help of prion-like proteins called CPEB.  These CPEB proteins work to form long term memory in the same way as the mechanisms that cause mad cow disease, kuru, and other degenerative brain diseases. Background Terminology:

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