Peptide Found in Sea Anemones Might Give Rise to Alzheimer’s Treatment, Study Says

Peptide Found in Sea Anemones Might Give Rise to Alzheimer’s Treatment, Study Says
Small proteins found in sea anemones can protect nerve cells from the toxic effects of beta-amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer's, and may one day point to a way of treating this disease, a study reports. The research, “A New Iq-Peptide of the Kunitz Type from the Heteractis magnifica Sea Anemone Exhibits Neuroprotective Activity in a Model of Alzheimer’s Disease,” was published in the Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry. During a scientific marine expedition to the Seychelles, Far Eastern Federal
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