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Amyloid Proteins

New amyloid-reducing compound could be a preventive measure against Alzheimer’s

Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have identified a compound, called 2-PMAP, in animal studies that reduced by more than half levels of amyloid proteins in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers hope that someday a treatment based on the molecule could be used to ward off the neurodegenerative disease since it… New amyloid-reducing compound could be a preventive measure against Alzheimer’s   



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