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Beta-Amyloid and Alzheimer's

Posted Aug 13 2009 7:51pm
I was reading an article online that talks about the Alzheimer's-related protein known as beta-amyloid.

Beta-amyloid is best known as the sticky goo that makes up the hallmark plaques inside the brains of Alzheimer's victims. But it doesn't start out as gunk. Soluble forms are found in the fluid that bathes the brain, although scientists don't understand its purpose, or just what happens to trigger formation of those bad plaques.

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