Structural model of physiological tau-microtubule interactions sheds light on neurological diseases that correlate with their disruption

The model provides insight into how tau stabilizes microtubules, and what makes it dissociate to form tau aggregates, or “tangles,” in some neurological diseases — including Alzheimer’s disease — generally referred to as tauopathies.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180510145927.htm

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