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New strategy to obtain a specific type of amyloid-beta aggregate that may underlie neuronal death in Alzheimer's disease

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For the first time, researchers describe how to prepare a specific type of aggregate of the amyloid-beta protein with the ability to perforate the cell membrane. What causes neuron death and the subsequent cognitive decline in Alzheimer´s disease is still unknown.


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