Cryo-EM structure of Parkinson's disease-causing oligomers of alpha-Synuclein

Last updated 18th Nov 2019
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A pinboard by Ritobrita Chakraborty

PhD Research Fellow, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India

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Understanding how the structure of the alpha-Synuclein protein aggregates cause toxicity in the neurodegenerative Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects 4% of the world’s population above the age of 50 years, or currently about 10 million people worldwide. It causes the progressive death of certain nerve cells withi...