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Mayo researchers reveal pathway that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Jacksonville’s campus of Mayo Clinic have discovered a defect in a key cell-signaling pathway they say contributes to both overproduction of toxic protein in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients as well as loss of communication between neurons -  both significant contributors to this type of dementia.

Their study, in the online… Mayo researchers reveal pathway that contributes to Alzheimer’s disease   


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