Researchers describe molecular 'two-step' leading to protein clumps of Huntington's disease

Sunday, March 8, 2009 - 15:49 in Biology & Nature

In a paper published in the early online version of Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine deconstruct the first steps in an intricate molecular dance that might lead to the formation of pathogenic protein clumps in Huntington's disease, and possibly other movement-related neurological disorders.

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