Amyloid-β ‘seeds’ in old vials of growth hormone

Tien Phat V. Huynh, David M. Holtzman

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Abstract

Some samples of human growth hormone used as therapy until the mid-1980s contain amyloid-β peptide and cause genetically modified mice to develop amyloid-β deposits in the brain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-355
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume564
Issue number7736
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 20 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Neurodegeneration

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