Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

3D Structure of Alpha-Synuclein Challenges Previous Theory of Parkinson’s

Researchers have analyzed the three-dimensional toxic form of the protein alpha-synuclein, which is directly involved in Parkinson’s disease. The findings are now challenging previous knowledge investigators had of this disease. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenrative disorder that belongs to the class of synucleopathies. In these type of diseases,…

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