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University of California - San Diego

Protein Tangles

Caption: Exposing mice to 14 days of repeated stress resulted in an accumulation of insoluble phosphorylated tau protein aggregates in brain cells, visualized in this electron micrograph.

Credit: Image courtesy of Robert Rissman, UC San Diego

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