Amyloid Precursor Protein A Practical Approach by Weiming Xia, Huaxi Xu

By Weiming Xia, Huaxi Xu

Within the look for an efficient therapy for Alzheimer's disorder, APP is a distinct version protein that illustrates the big range of uncomplicated and complex characterization recommendations to be had. Exploring various organic ideas to elucidate the constitution and serve as of this transmembrane protein, this article provides each one process with unique, step by step protocols to accomplish reproducible effects and supply a framework for learning different membrane proteins.

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