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Scots scientists have helped to unlock a secret of the brain that could lead to drug treatments for millions of people living with conditions such as Alzheimer’s Disease and autism.
Scientists from Edinburgh University and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, discovered a collection of 1461 proteins that account for more than 130 brain diseases.
The scientists said their research provides for the first time a comprehensive list of the proteins that set the “centre stage” for common conditions affecting millions of people and could also usher in genetic tests to diagnose certain diseases.
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