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Scientists Develop Method to Identify Fleetingly Ordered Protein Structures


February 8, 2011

physics graphic A team of scientists from the Scripps Research Institute and the University of California, San Diego, (UCSD) have developed a novel technique to observe previously unknown details of how folded structures are formed from an intrinsically disordered protein. The insights could help scientists to better understand the mechanism of plaque formation in neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Full Story

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