Tag: Parkinson’s disease cause

prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Parkinson’s Disease Spreads With Proteins In Parkinson’s disease, the protein alpha-synuclein aggregates within neurons of patients and appears to propagate across interconnected areas of the brain. How this happens remains largely unknown. It has been proposed that alpha-synuclein may be an infectious prion–a pathological form of protein capable of changing the conformation of normal alpha-synuclein and […]

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