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tau

(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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This patent covers mice that have normal human tau protein - Htau - rather than the various combinations of mutant human and mouse tau," said Davies.
The USF study was done using mice genetically engineered to develop tau protein tangles like those found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.
Filaments of tau protein accumulate inside these cells, and plaques of beta-amyloid peptide collect outside the cells.
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.
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Clark added that he expects the Tau 330E will drive the company's growth in several areas: "There's no question the Tau 330E will help us with more than just short run.
Older age predicted tau deposition in the medial temporal lobe and in the basal forebrain and insula, the investigators found.
Mouse monoclonal and rabbit affinity purified polyclonal anti-tau antibodies were both raised against a 166-AA tau fragment containing the central region of the protein that is shared among tau isoforms.
In many forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy caused by multiple concussions, the tau protein starts behaving badly and instead of performing its normal cellular functions, it begins accumulating and interfering with cell-to-cell communications.
The company has also pending patent applications covering antibodies that target fragments of Tau in the brain for the treatment of Alzheimer's and other tauopathies.