Tau Tangles in AD (image) Emory Health Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption For comparison, staining for the protein Tau, long known to be involved in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. Credit Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Usage Restrictions Creative Commons 4.0: Users are free to share and adapt, providing they attribute to: Christopher et al Nature Comms (2017). Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.