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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Robust electron microscope provides mechanistic insight into protein degradation

Robust electron microscope provides mechanistic insight into protein degradation

Tough protein connects directly with neurons to cause damaging inflammatory reaction in the brain

Tough protein connects directly with neurons to cause damaging inflammatory reaction in the brain

Specific amino acids act against neurodegenerative processes, says study

Specific amino acids act against neurodegenerative processes, says study

New insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

New insights into the role of fat cells in cognitive decline and neurodegeneration

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Viral diseases likely to contribute to neurodegeneration, says study

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Study adds two new genetic variants to the list of glutamate receptor mutations

Study adds two new genetic variants to the list of glutamate receptor mutations

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Novel genome-editing technology to mitigate Alzheimer’s disease

Novel genome-editing technology to mitigate Alzheimer’s disease

Novel technique quantifies protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Novel technique quantifies protein droplets involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Study discloses neuroprotective properties of aromatic turmerone and its derivatives

Study discloses neuroprotective properties of aromatic turmerone and its derivatives

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Naked mole rats' unique DNA repair mechanism helps prevent cancers, dementia

Naked mole rats' unique DNA repair mechanism helps prevent cancers, dementia

Developing computational tools to illuminate how genetic factors impact the brain

Developing computational tools to illuminate how genetic factors impact the brain

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Single biomarker in the blood can accurately indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

Study identifies DNA alterations that underpin brain and cognitive decline in the elderly

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Study identifies single protein key to regulating sex differences in Parkinson’s disease

Chaperone protein imbalance initiates toxic accumulation of tau in the aging brain

Chaperone protein imbalance initiates toxic accumulation of tau in the aging brain

Study shows how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease