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Protein shapes at the core of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

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A recent cryo-EM study has generated breakthrough insights into the molecular and structural bases of tau tangles from individuals who died of CTE.

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Fig. 1: Structures of tau filaments extracted from brains of people diagnosed with tauopathies.
Fig. 2: Cofactors might be part of the tau filament assembly process.

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Y.F. is supported by the National Institute of Aging of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) through grant R01AG05605. S.H. acknowledges support of that NIH grant R01AG05605 and the Tau Consortium of the Rainwater Charitable Foundation.

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Fichou, Y., Han, S. Protein shapes at the core of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Nat Struct Mol Biol 26, 336–338 (2019).

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