Potato virus as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's

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In tests conducted on animals, researchers at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland – Ohio), have demonstrated the effectiveness of a vaccine based on a molecule similar to beta amylodie, responsible for the pathology, which is found in a potato virus – virus Y. The vaccine has the ability to produce a high level of antibodies capable of binding human amylode beta protein both in solution and in tissues from patients with Alzheimer 's disease. While extensive clinical trials are still needed, such a vaccine that produces highly specific antibodies is a promising technique for treating the disease. The findings were published this month in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Published: 2022-12-28From: Marketing

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