Neurons with double DNA implicated in Alzheimer's

日期:2019-03-01 01:11:01 作者:茅擤牾 阅读:

By Andy Coghlan A STRANGE property marks out the brain cells of people with Alzheimer’s: they have a glut of cells with more than the standard two sets of chromosomes. Furthermore, these turn out to be the cells most likely to perish in the late stages of the disease. The twin discoveries could drive research into one of the modern world’s most devastating neurological conditions in an entirely new direction. No one can agree on the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. While much of the focus has been on the plaques that clog up the brains of sufferers,