Amyloid structures from alzheimer's disease patients

Chad M. Rienstra

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Lu and colleagues report the structures of β-amyloid fibrils seeded from the brain extracts of two Alzheimer's disease patients, a game-changing study that could open new avenues for a structure-based design of diagnostic imaging agents and aggregation inhibiting drugs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1722-1723
Number of pages2
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 8 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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