Alzheimer’s Linked to Protein that Repairs DNA

Alzheimer’s Linked to Protein that Repairs DNA
Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive deficits could be linked to reduced neuronal levels of BRCA1, a protein typically targeted in cancer research. These were the results of a study entitled “DNA repair factor BRCA1 depletion occurs in Alzheimer brains and impairs cognitive function in mice,” published in Nature Communications. Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s are characterized by neurons’ progressive

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