synuclein


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synuclein

(sĭ-no͞o′klē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a family of small proteins, designated alpha, beta, and gamma, that are expressed chiefly in neurons.
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The poisonous chemical, called alpha synuclein, also clumps together in the grey matter of some dementia sufferers.
Normally, cardiolipin in mitochondria pulls synuclein out of toxic protein deposits and refolds it into a non-toxic shape, the researchers added.
This difficulty in comparing in vitro and in vivo findings is actually common with radiotracers of protein aggregates (amyloid, Tau, and synuclein), which usually display multiple binding components with differential affinities, along with a high level of nonsaturable binding [18, 19].
Similarly, since [gamma]-synuclein ([gamma]S), the third member of the synuclein family of peptides [32, 33], may be involved in the regulation of [alpha]S evolvability because [gamma]S is associated with neuritic pathology, such as in dystrophic neurites and spheroid structures, in the brains of sporadic cases of PD, DLB, and neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation type 1 [34, 35].
Vaccination with recombinant [alpha]-synuclein 6 to 10 weeks before intracerebral injection of [alpha]- synuclein reduced protein inclusions in the SN associated with an increase in [CD4.sup.+] T cells and microglial activation [104].
Familial parkinsonism with synuclein pathology: clinical and PET studies of A30P mutation carriers.
An x, y plot of PE%, PC% data points revealed that when PC% + 1.38 PE% > 23.7%, [alpha]-synuclein is soluble, whereas when PC% + 1.38 PE% [less than or equal to] 23.7%, [alpha]- synuclein forms foci.
Brundin, "Parkinson's disease and alpha synuclein: is Parkinson's disease a prion-like disorder?" Movement Disorders, vol.
Competent BL21 (DE3) Escherichia coli bacteria were transformed with a plasmid containing the ZF synuclein gene, allowed to grow in 3 L Luria broth to 6.4 x [10.sup.8] cells/ mL, induced with 0.5 mM isopropyl [beta]-D-1thiogalactopyranoside, and incubated for 3 additional hours.