New worm strain to facilitate study of Alzheimer’s disease, EurekAlert, 24 October 2016

Researchers from Yale-NUS College partnered with researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and SingHealth Group to develop a novel Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) worm strain which expresses an amyloid beta protein fragment involved in the development of human Alzheimer’s Disease (AD). This strain will serve as a tool for the testing of interventions against AD and to help researchers understand the disease better.

 

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