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Understanding Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration: Novel approaches to detecting tau pathology

Tau pathology is commonly analyzed by positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. However, recently developed cell-based techniques for analyzing tau pathogenicity may also be used to measure an early biomarker in tauopathies.

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Figure 1: Measuring tau seeding capacity.

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Cook, C., Murray, M. & Petrucelli, L. Understanding Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration: Novel approaches to detecting tau pathology. Nat Med 21, 219–220 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nm.3809

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