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Gene Therapy

Gene therapy bolsters enzyme activity to combat Alzheimer’s disease in mice

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified an enzyme that can halt or possibly even reverse the build-up of toxic protein fragments known as plaques in the brains of mice with Alzheimer’s disease. The research appeared in a recent edition of the scientific journal Nature Communications.

Plaques decreased substantially in mice treated with… Gene therapy bolsters enzyme activity to combat Alzheimer’s disease in mice   



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