In Surprise Finding, Tau Enzyme Seen in Early Alzheimer’s Stages to Protect Neurons

In Surprise Finding, Tau Enzyme Seen in Early Alzheimer’s Stages to Protect Neurons
A process believed to trigger toxicity and neuron death in Alzheimer’s disease may actually work to protect neurons in early disease stages — a finding that may be translated into treatments that boost this protective effect. Phosphorylated tau, which tends to aggregate into tangles inside neurons and is widely believed to mediate the toxicity of amyloid-beta

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