Tau Oligomers.

Tau Oligomers. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2019;1184:373-380 Authors: Maeda S, Takashima A Abstract The accumulation of tau filaments in neurons is a pathological hallmark of various neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. However, it is not the filamentous aggregates themselves, but non-filamentous tau species, tau oligomer, that is thought to be the culprit in tau-mediated neurodegeneration. The definition of and methodology for isolating tau oligomers vary among researchers. Here we describe how tau oligomers are identified, summarize the differences of tau oligomers among research groups, and discuss their hypothesized functions. PMID: 32096050 [PubMed - in process]
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