Controlling How Enzyme Cuts Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Could Prevent Disease, Study Suggests

Controlling How Enzyme Cuts Protein Linked to Alzheimer’s Could Prevent Disease, Study Suggests
A single amino acid can determine where an enzyme cuts a precursor to the amyloid beta protein — and the difference can translate into either a healthy brain or Alzheimer’s, according to a Canadian study. The research showed that a shorter version of amyloid beta does not turn into the plaque whose buildup causes the

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