Alzheimer's Disease Linked To Mitochondrial Damage

Friday, April 3, 2009 - 15:28 in Health & Medicine

Researchers have demonstrated that attacks on the mitochondrial protein Drp1 by the free radical nitric oxide -- which causes a chemical reaction called S-nitrosylation -- mediates neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's disease.

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