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Alpha Synuclein Proteins

MSU researchers identify path to treat Parkinson’s disease at its inception

Imagine if doctors could spot Parkinson’s disease at its inception and treat the protein that triggers it before the disease can sicken the patient.
A team of researchers led by Basir Ahmad, a postdoctoral researcher at Michigan State University, has demonstrated that slow-wriggling alpha-synuclein proteins are the cause of aggregation, or clumping together,… MSU researchers identify path to treat Parkinson’s disease at its inception   



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