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Boosting levels of protective brain protein could treat Alzheimer’s

By Sharon Kingman
Staff Writer

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

LONDON – Researchers have worked out how a normal brain protein can reduce levels of the harmful proteins that accumulate during the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The protein, called SORLA, is known to decrease concentrations of amyloid-beta peptides, which build up in Alzheimer’s disease.

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