Untangling brain neuron dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies

In both of these neuro-degenerative diseases, aggregates of misfolded alpha-synuclein protein develop in brain neurons, including the hippocampus, the region of the brain that plays a vital role in the formation of memories. These aggregates eventually lead to cell death.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180510162922.htm

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