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(τ) The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet, used in stellar nomenclature usually to designate the 19th-brightest star in a constellation or sometimes to indicate a star's position in a group.
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"I think we've found a potential link between amyloid and tau that people have been looking for for a long time," said senior author David Holtzman, MD, the Andrew B.
Tau is normally found in the brain - even in healthy people - but under certain conditions it can clump together into tangles that injure brain cells.
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Amyloid scans can tell us if someone is on the wrong path, but tau scans could tell us how fast they are going.
Tau is also extensively modified posttranslationally and has been reported to be modified by phosphorylation, acetylation, glycosylation, glycation, deamidation, isomerization, nitration, methylation, ubiquitylation, sumoylation, and truncation.[12] The largest tau isoform (tau 441) can be phosphorylated at numerous serine/threonine and tyrosine residues.[13] Ser/thr motifs preceding a proline residue are phosphorylated by proline-directed protein kinases (PDPKs) such as glycogen synthase kinase-3[sz] (GSK-3[sz]), cyclin-dependent-like kinase-5 (CDK5), and dual specificity tyrosine-phosphorylation-regulated kinase 1A.
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Besides NE, LC neurons also produce and release brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF), a potent trophic peptide that enhances synaptic plasticity and A[beta] clearance while reducing tau phosphorylation [28].
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Here we describe the development of a quantitative selective immunoaffinity LC-MS/MS (IA-MS) assay to measure tau in CSF.