Righting the wrongs of misfolded proteins

Posted by on June 27, 2016 2:03 pm
Categories: health

Scientists have been studying compounds with anti-prion properties to address rare but fatal diseases. Researchers explain that though the causes of diseases associated with protein misfolding are often hotly debated, it is undeniable that the misfolding of proteins in each creates a cascade-like effect of problems. The scientists are working to get at the root of the problem, right down to the molecular level.

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