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Novel Form of Alzheimer's Protein Found in Spinal Fluid Indicates Stage of the Disease

Researchers have found a novel form of the Alzheimer's protein tau in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This form of tau -- known as MTBR tau -- indicates what stage of Alzheimer's a person is in and tracks with tangles of tau protein in the brain.

Source:Science Daily

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