Taming the Wilderness
Aggregation Is Rehabilitated in Study on Polyglutamines
By Anette Breindl
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Polyglutamine stretches in proteins lead to trouble so frequently that there is a whole disease category named after them. The polyglutamine, or polyQ, disorders, of which Huntington's disease is the most famous member, but far from the only one, as "polyglutamine domains have been associated with a lot of pathological conditions," Dartmouth University's Amy Gladfelter told BioWorld Today.
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