Alzheimer’s-Linked Mutation Causes Blockages in Neurons
Alzheimer’s-Linked Mutation Causes Blockages in Neurons
The variant causes a buildup of BACE1 protein in axons in cultured neurons and mice. Researchers say it might be time to rethink failed trials that inhibit BACE1 to treat the neurodegenerative disease.
Alzheimer’s-Linked Mutation Causes Blockages in Neurons
Alzheimer’s-Linked Mutation Causes Blockages in Neurons

The variant causes a buildup of BACE1 protein in axons in cultured neurons and mice. Researchers say it might be time to rethink failed trials that inhibit BACE1 to treat the neurodegenerative disease.

The variant causes a buildup of BACE1 protein in axons in cultured neurons and mice. Researchers say it might be time to rethink failed trials that inhibit BACE1 to treat the neurodegenerative disease.

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