Apr 30 2012

UCSanDiego: "Chronic Stress Spawns Protein Aggregates Linked to Alzheimer's"

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“In the mouse models, we found that repeated episodes of emotional stress, which has been demonstrated to be comparable to what humans might experience in ordinary life, resulted in the phosphorylation and altered solubility of tau proteins in neurons,” Rissman said. “

These events are critical in the development of pathology in Alzheimer’s disease.”

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