Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Protein Handling"
July 22, 2014
Researchers are targeting alpha-synuclein, that sticky protein that clumps in cells in Parkinson's. Find out how they're trying to keep cells healthy and protect the brain.
April 14, 2014
Researchers have reported on a potential route through which mutations in the LRRK2 gene — the greatest known genetic contributor to Parkinson's disease (PD) — lead to cell death.
December 04, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports on the hypothesis that Parkinson's may be caused in part by misfolded proteins that spread from one cell to another, best known for its role in "mad-cow disease."