Structures of Huntington’s disease protein compared in study

16 julio 2014

Huntington’s disease, an incurable neurodegenerative disorder, starts as a genetic mutation that leads to an overabundance of «huntingtin» protein fragments, which form clumps in the brain. Neutron scattering research has revealed clear structural differences in the normal and pathological forms of a protein involved in Huntington’s disease.
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