Alzheimer’s Study Finds Astrocytes Do Not Rush to Destroy Brain Plaque

Alzheimer’s Study Finds Astrocytes Do Not Rush to Destroy Brain Plaque
Astrocytes, brain cells thought to migrate to and destroy the amyloid plaques that are associated with the development of Alzheimer’s disease, are actually repelled by the plaques, researchers analyzing models of the brain report. Their study, titled “Topological analyses in APP/PS1 mice reveal that astrocytes do not migrate to amyloid-β plaques,” was recently published in Proceedings

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