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In the Alzheimer’s-affected brain, abnormal levels of the beta-amyloid protein and tau protein accumulate.

March 9, 2018

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In the Alzheimer’s-affected brain, abnormal levels of the beta-amyloid protein and tau protein accumulate.

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In the Alzheimer’s-affected brain, abnormal levels of the beta-amyloid protein clump together to form plaques (brown). Abnormal collections of the tau protein accumulate and form tangles (blue).

Photo: National Institute on Aging

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

Published 25 times each year, it comes out on payday Fridays.

Associate Editor: Carla Garnett
Carla.Garnett@nih.gov

Staff Writers:

Eric Bock
Eric.Bock@nih.gov

Dana Talesnik
Dana.Talesnik@nih.gov

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