Two Additional Amino Acids in Toxic Protein Sequence Form Resilient Alzheimer’s Plaques, Study Shows

Two Additional Amino Acids in Toxic Protein Sequence Form Resilient Alzheimer’s Plaques, Study Shows
Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have found that the presence of two additional amino acids in the amyloid beta (Aβ) protein sequence forms the basis of amyloid plaque formation and Alzheimer’s disease development. Their study, “Few Ramachandran Angle Changes Provide Interaction Strength Increase in Aβ42 versus Aβ40 Amyloid Fibrils,” appeared in the journal Scientific Reports. Cleaving

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