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Yeast Model Connects Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Amyloid Beta Toxicity, Whitehead Institute Study



10/31/2011 7:24:04 AM

In a development that sheds new light on the pathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a team of Whitehead Institute scientists has identified connections between genetic risk factors for the disease and the effects of a peptide toxic to nerve cells in the brains of AD patients.



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