beta-Synuclein

Known as: Phosphoneuroprotein 14, beta Synuclein, beta-Synuclein [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A synuclein that is closely related to ALPHA-SYNUCLEIN. It may play a neuroprotective role against some of the toxic effects of aggregated ALPHA… (More)
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2002
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2002
The pathological hallmark of Parkinson's disease is the presence of intracellular inclusions, Lewy bodies, and Lewy neurites, in… (More)
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2001
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2001
Neuronal and oligodendrocytic aggregates of fibrillar alpha-synuclein define several diseases of the nervous system. It is likely… (More)
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2001
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2001
We characterized beta-synuclein, the non-amyloidogenic homolog of alpha-synuclein, as an inhibitor of aggregation of alpha… (More)
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2000
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2000
alpha-, beta-, and gamma-Synuclein, a novel family of neuronal proteins, has become the focus of research interest because alpha… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The synucleins (alpha, beta, and gamma) are a family of small cytoplasmic proteins that are expressed predominantly in… (More)
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2000
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2000
Neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation, type 1 (NBIA 1), or Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome, is a rare neurodegenerative… (More)
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1999
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1999
Pathogenic alpha-synuclein (alphaS) gene mutations occur in rare familial Parkinson's disease (PD) kindreds, and wild-type alphaS… (More)
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1999
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1999
The precursor of non-amyloid beta protein component of Alzheimer's disease amyloid (NACP/alpha-synuclein), found in Lewy bodies… (More)
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1998
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1998
Lewy bodies (LBs) are hallmark lesions of degenerating neurons in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and… (More)
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1994
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1994
Two abundant proteins of 140 and 134 amino acids were purified and sequenced from human brain. They were identified through their… (More)
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