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New research from LSA Biophysics, recently published in eLife, shows that proteins in cell membranes can organize themselves, which may provide insight into new ways to treat diseases.
Thin parts of the cell membranes of neurons turn out to be particularly vulnerable to a protein that collects in the brain of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
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