In Alzheimer’s Disease, Brain Cell Death is Linked to Damage in Skeleton Protecting Those Cells, Study Finds

Researchers have discovered that the skeleton surrounding the nucleus of brain cells is dysfunctional in Alzheimer’s disease patients, which could lead to neuronal death. The study, “Lamin Dysfunction Mediates Neurodegeneration in Tauopathies,” was published in Current Biology. The lamin nucleoskeleton that surrounds the nucleus of cells is important in the maintenance of nuclear organization, primarily the anchoring of

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