Engineered disaggregases to combat ageing-associated neurodegenerative diseases

Last updated 16th Mar 2020
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Future engineered disaggregases can be used to treat currently incurable neurodegenerative diseases and can reduce cognitive decline associated with ageing.

Proper three-dimensional folding of proteins is essential for their normal functioning. Cells have mechanisms to maintain protein homeostasis by dealing with improperly folded proteins, which inclu...