Tag: prions and Lou Gehrig’s disease

prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Protein Aggregation Similar To Alzheimer’s Disease The nerve cells of some people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can accumulate clumps of a protein called SOD1. A mutation in the SOD1 gene contributes to contraction of the disease, but it has not been clear if the characteristic clumps of the protein associated with the faulty gene […]

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