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Title: It takes tau to tangle
Author: Ani Lack
Votes: 83

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Description: Fluorescent microscopy showing the cortex of the brain of a patient who died with Alzheimer's disease. The centre of the image shows two neuronal nuclei (in green) surrounded by phosphorylated tau (in red) with the tau encompassing and strangling the neuronal nuclei.