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LSA Researchers Watch Proteins Mobilize in Cell Membranes

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.

Researchers Focus on Cell Membranes to Develop Alzheimer's Treatments

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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