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Oligodendrocytes Seem to Imprint Specific Alter Ego on α-Synuclein

You can take the protein out of the oligodendrocyte, but you can’t take the oligodendrocyte out of the protein. In the May 9 Nature, researchers led by Virginia Lee at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, make the claim that cell type determines which sort of toxic strain α-synuclein will become. The scientists compared neuronal α-synuclein […]

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