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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. tau Proteins

    Microtubule-associated proteins that are mainly expressed in neurons. Tau proteins constitute several isoforms and play an important role in the assembly of tubulin monomers into microtubules and in maintaining the cytoskeleton and axonal transport. Aggregation of specific sets of tau proteins in filamentous inclusions is the common feature of intraneuronal and glial fibrillar lesions (NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; NEUROPIL THREADS) in numerous neurodegenerative disorders (ALZHEIMER DISEASE; TAUOPATHIES).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tau proteins in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tau proteins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Ronald Petersen:

    In an ideal world, you want to take a 78-year-old and say, I think in your brain amyloid is contributing to 20 percent of your cognitive problems, so I’ll give you an anti-amyloid therapy. You also have tau proteins contributing to about 35 percent of your problems, and so on, you’d want to design a therapeutic regimen based on the different components and their contributions to that patient’s disease.

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