Protein Essential In Long Term Memory Consolidation Identified

Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 09:49 in Health & Medicine

New research has identified a specific protein essential for the process of long term memory consolidation. The process of memory creation and consolidation is the first to be affected in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's; understanding the biological mechanisms of this process brings us one step closer to finding a treatment for these incurable diseases.

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