In some cases proteins misfold. When that occurs in the human mind, the pileup of misfolded
proteins can lead to neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and
Proteins do not misbehave and misfold out of the blue. There is a sensitive ecosystem
of biochemical interactions and environments that typically let them twist, unfold,
refold and do their positions as they’re meant to.
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On the other hand, as researchers from Michigan Technological College investigate in an write-up
revealed in ACS Chemical Neuroscience, even a compact change may well trigger long-term repercussions.
For amyloid beta peptides — considered