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Mutant presenilin is infamous for its role in the most aggressive form of Alzheimer's diseaseâ€”early-onset familial Alzheimer'sâ€”which can strike people as early as their 30s. In their latest study, researchers at the Salk Institute uncovered presenilin's productive side: It helps embryonic motor neurons navigate the maze of chemical cues that pull, push and hem them in on their way to their proper targets.
A study from the Buck Institute for Age Research offers a revolutionary new model for Alzheimerâ€™s disease (AD), a devastating neurodegenerative disorder which afflicts 24 million people worldwide.
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