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    Human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in a mouse model of dementia

    June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017

Human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in a mouse model of dementia

A naturally occurring human enzyme -called cyclophilin 40 or CyP40- can unravel protein aggregates that contribute to both Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, according to a study. The finding may point toward a new therapeutic strategy for these diseases.

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