Friday, September 20, 2013

Protein for Visual System Might Affect Alzheimer's

A class of proteins that controls visual system development in the young brain also appears to affect vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease in the aging brain. The proteins, which are found in humans and mice, join a limited roster of molecules that scientists are studying in hopes of finding an effective drug to slow the disease process. That's the word from the National Eye Institute. Read more.

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