When proteins ‘behave badly’



Daniel Forciniti, Missouri S&T professor of chemical and biological engineering, works with students to conduct protein research. Photo by B.A. Rupert

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology are trying to get proteins to create the sticky plaque often associated with neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and even Mad Cow. If successful, the study would better equip researchers to prevent or find a cure for these diseases.

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