*  Cold Denaturation of Alpha-Synuclein Amyloid Fibrils | Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
Although amyloid fibrils are associated with numerous pathologies, their conformational stability remains largely unclear. ... Cold Denaturation of Alpha-Synuclein Amyloid Fibrils. 2014/06/30. Although amyloid fibrils are associated with numerous ... α-Synuclein fibrils cold-denatured to monomers at 0-20 °C and heat-denatured at 60-110 °C. Meanwhile, the fibrils of β2- ... suggested that the burial of charged residues in fibril cores contributed to the cold denaturation of α-synuclein fibrils. We ...
  http://www.protein.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/achievement-en/papers-en/amyloid
*  Lewy body-like alpha-synuclein inclusions trigger reactive microgliosis prior to nigral degeneration | Journal of...
... of neuroinflammation in a model of synucleinopathy following intrastriatal injection of pre-formed alpha-synuclein fibrils (α- ... Abbreviations: α-syn = alpha-synuclein; PFFs = pre-formed alpha-synuclein fibrils; pSyn = α-syn phosphorylated at serine 129; p ... Abbreviations: α-syn = alpha-synuclein; PFFs = pre-formed alpha-synuclein fibrils; PBS = phosphate-buffered saline; RSA = rat ... Intrastriatal injection of pre-formed mouse alpha-synuclein fibrils into rats triggers alpha-synuclein pathology and bilateral ...
  https://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12974-018-1171-z
*  Parkinson's Disease Grants funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation | Parkinson's Disease
External Validation of Proteos Alpha-synuclein Pre-formed Fibrils. Study Rationale: A reliable, characterized and validated ... disorders in which there is an excessive accumulation of the protein alpha-synuclein) would provide a critical tool with which ...
  https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/funded-grants.php?srch=Research+Tool
*  Parkinson's Disease Grants funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation | Parkinson's Disease
Pre-Clinical Alpha-Synuclein Models, 2016. Immune and Bioenergetic Effects of Alpha-synuclein Preformed Fibril Seeding. Study ... In 2003, Braak and colleagues suggested that alpha-synuclein pathology was "transmissible" (contagious). Additionally, studies ... of a misfolded protein called alpha-synuclein; however, we do not know how this misfolding happens. ...
  https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/funded-grants.php?srch=Basal%20Ganglia
*  Alpha-synuclein alters differently gene expression of Sirts, PARPs and other stress response proteins: implications for...
Alpha-synuclein (ASN) is a presynaptic protein that can easily change its conformation under different types of stress. It's ... Luk KC, Song C, O'Brien P et al (2009) Exogenous alpha-synuclein fibrils seed the formation of Lewy body-like intracellular ... Seeding induced by alpha-synuclein oligomers provides evidence for spreading of alpha-synuclein pathology. J Neurochem 111:192- ... Uversky VN, Li J, Fink AL (2001) Evidence for a partially folded intermediate in alpha- synuclein fibril formation. J Biol Chem ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12035-016-0317-1
*  'cranial nerves' Protocols and Video...
Bioluminescence Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Transgenic Mice After Peripheral Inoculation of Alpha-Synuclein Fibrils', ' ... Bioluminescence Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Transgenic Mice After Peripheral Inoculation of Alpha-Synuclein Fibrils. Sara ...
  https://www.jove.com/keyword/cranial+nerves
*  'pathology department hospital' Protocols and Video...
Bioluminescence Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Transgenic Mice After Peripheral Inoculation of Alpha-Synuclein Fibrils', 'An ... Bioluminescence Imaging of Neuroinflammation in Transgenic Mice After Peripheral Inoculation of Alpha-Synuclein Fibrils. Sara ...
  https://www.jove.com/keyword/pathology+department+hospital?page=5
*  Alpha-Synuclein / SNCA antibody | acris-antibodies.com
Alpha-synuclein is expressed principally in the central nervous system (brain) but is also expressed in low concentrations in a ... Alpha-synuclein fibrils are major substituent of the intracellular Lewy bodies seen in Parkinson rsquo;s disease. ... Background of Alpha-Synuclein / SNCA antibody. Alpha-synuclein is expressed principally in the central nervous system (brain) ... Alpha-synuclein interacts with plasma membrane phospholipids. Alpha-synuclein in solution is considered to be an intrinsically ...
  https://www.acris-antibodies.com/target/alpha-synuclein-antibody-snca-antibody.htm?product_property=pTyr133
*  Alpha-Synuclein / SNCA antibody | acris-antibodies.com
Alpha-synuclein is expressed principally in the central nervous system (brain) but is also expressed in low concentrations in a ... Alpha-synuclein fibrils are major substituent of the intracellular Lewy bodies seen in Parkinson rsquo;s disease. ... Alpha-Synuclein / SNCA antibody. Not available. Mouse Monoclonal Synuclein-alpha [Nitrate Tyr125, Nitrate Tyr133] Antibody ( ... Background of Alpha-Synuclein / SNCA antibody. Alpha-synuclein is expressed principally in the central nervous system (brain) ...
  https://www.acris-antibodies.com/target/alpha-synuclein-antibody-snca-antibody.htm?product_type=Primary+Antibody
*  Rejuvenating the Brain - How PQQ Helps Power Up Mental Processing
Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) prevents fibril formation of alpha-synuclein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Oct 27;349(3): ... Prevent development of the protein alpha-synuclein, which is associated with Parkinson's disease.(13). • Prevent the formation ... ProMito PQQ is a unique nutrient blend which combines PQQ with Alpha GPC (alpha glycerylphosphorylcholine) to support enhanced ... Alpha GPC is a pro-phospholipid that delivers the essential nutrient choline to the brain. A meta-analysis of 10 clinical ...
  http://www.prohealth.com/me-cfs/library/showarticle.cfm?fontSize=large&libid=16896
*  The AMEDEO Literature Guide
Stabilization of alpha-Synuclein Fibril Clusters Prevents Fragmentation and Reduces Seeding Activity and Toxicity.. ... Heme Stabilization of alpha-Synuclein Oligomers during Amyloid Fibril Formation.. Biochemistry. 2015;54:4599-610.. PubMed Text ... The Involvement of His50 during Protein Disulfide Isomerase Binding Is Essential for Inhibiting alpha-Syn Fibril Formation.. ...
  http://www.amedeo.com/medicine/pd/biochem.htm
*  Clumps of rogue Parkinson's proteins spread to new neurons and seed more clumps - Phenomena
A year later, other groups showed that if you can shunt alpha-synuclein fibrils into new cells, they create more fibrils. ... Those of Parkinson's patients contain bundles, or fibrils, of another protein called alpha-synuclein. The fibrils gather into ... However, he points out that alpha-synuclein fibrils aren't normally found in the space between cells, so it's not clear if ... Others studies have suggested that alpha-synuclein fibrils can seed new clumps of diseases proteins in healthy cells. In 2008, ...
  http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2011/10/05/clumps-of-rogue-parkinsons-proteins-spread-to-new-neurons-and-seed-more-clumps/
*  Trehalose Blocks Fatty Liver Disease | Life Enhancement Products
Trehalose inhibits fibrillation of A53T mutant alpha-synuclein and disaggregates existing fibrils. Arch Biochem Biophys. 523: ... In the case of Parkinson's, the aggregated protein is alpha-synuclein.. Trehalose guides proteins into their proper shape by ... "The researchers tested trehalose on the formation of mature A53T AS (alpha synuclein) protofibrils (a form of AS folding that ... Trehalose, a novel mTOR-independent autophagy enhancer, accelerates the clearance of mutant Huntingtin and alpha synuclein. J ...
  http://www.life-enhancement.com/magazine/article/3554-trehalose-blocks-fatty-liver-disease
*  GTPase Activity Plays a Key Role in the Pathobiology of LRRK2
Role of alpha-synuclein carboxy-terminus on fibril formation in vitro. Biochemistry. 2003;42:8530-8540. [PubMed] ... Alpha-synuclein blocks ER-Golgi traffic and Rab1 rescues neuron loss in Parkinson's models. Science. 2006;313:324-328. [PMC ... Yeast genes that enhance the toxicity of a mutant huntingtin fragment or alpha-synuclein. Science. 2003;302:1769-1772. [PubMed] ... The Parkinson's disease protein alpha-synuclein disrupts cellular Rab homeostasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:145-150. ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2851569/
*  JCI - α-Synuclein propagates from mouse brain to grafted dopaminergic neurons and seeds aggregation in cultured human cells
Exogenous alpha-synuclein fibrils seed the formation of Lewy body-like intracellular inclusions in cultured cells. Proc Natl ... Seeding induced by alpha-synuclein oligomers provides evidence for spreading of alpha-synuclein pathology. J Neurochem. 2009; ... Lrrk2 and alpha-synuclein are co-regulated in rodent striatum. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2008;39(4):586-591.. View this article via: ... Alpha-synuclein: normal function and role in neurodegenerative diseases. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2004;60:17-54.. View this article ...
  https://www.jci.org/articles/view/43366
*  Frontiers | Exosomes: Vehicles for the Transfer of Toxic Proteins Associated with Neurodegenerative Diseases? | Physiology
Other proteins such as superoxide dismutase I (SOD-1) and alpha-synuclein (involved in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and ... Other proteins such as superoxide dismutase I (SOD-1) and alpha-synuclein (involved in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and ... Exogenous alpha-synuclein fibrils seed the formation of Lewy body-like intracellular inclusions in cultured cells. Proc. Natl. ... Seeding induced by alpha-synuclein oligomers provides evidence for spreading of alpha-synuclein pathology. J. Neurochem. 111, ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2012.00124/full
*  UAB - News - Discovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson's disease
The neurons were treated with alpha-synuclein fibrils, and 18 days later immunofluorescence was performed. The magenta shows ... they found there was a larger pool of mobile alpha-synuclein, as opposed to membrane-bound alpha-synuclein, in neurons that ... underlies the faster formation of pathologic alpha-synuclein inclusions.. *G2019S-LRRK2 expression enhanced alpha-synuclein ... Besides Parkinson's disease, alpha-synuclein also plays a central role in development of dementia with Lewy bodies and multiple ...
  http://www.uab.edu/news/research/item/7460-discovery-may-lead-to-a-treatment-to-slow-parkinson-s-disease
*  Frontiers | Environmental pollutants as risk factors for neurodegenerative disorders: Alzheimer and Parkinson diseases |...
... alterations in metal homeostasis and aggregation of proteins such as α-synuclein (α-syn), which is a key constituent of Lewy ... alterations in metal homeostasis and aggregation of proteins such as α-synuclein (α-syn), which is a key constituent of Lewy ... Uversky, V. N., Li, J., and Fink, A. L. (2001). Pesticides directly accelerate the rate of alpha-synuclein fibril formation: a ... The herbicide paraquat causes up-regulation and aggregation of alpha-synuclein in mice: paraquat and alpha-synuclein. J. Biol. ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fncel.2015.00124/full
*  Pyrroloquinoline quinone inhibits the fibrillation of amyloid proteins
Antioxidant compounds have potent anti-fibrillogenic and fibril-destabilizing effects for alpha-synuclein fibrils in vitro. J ... Inhibition of alpha-synuclein fibrillization by dopamine analogs via reaction with the amino groups of alpha-synuclein. ... Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) prevents fibril formation of alpha-synuclein. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006;349:1139-1144. [ ... The flavonoid baicalein inhibits fibrillation of alpha-synuclein and disaggregates existing fibrils. J Biol Chem. 2004;279: ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2850417/
*  Publications | Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research | Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Best Practices for Generating and Using Alpha-Synuclein Pre-Formed Fibrils to Model Parkinson's Disease in Rodents.. J ... Novel conformation-selective alpha-synuclein antibodies raised against different in vitro fibril forms show distinct patterns ... Intrastriatal injection of pre-formed mouse α-synuclein fibrils into rats triggers α-synuclein pathology and bilateral ... Progression of alpha-synuclein pathology in multiple system atrophy of the cerebellar type.. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2016 ...
  http://www.med.upenn.edu/cndr/publications.html
*  Publication
Cold Denaturation of Alpha-Synuclein Amyloid Fibrils.. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl.. 53. , 7799-804 (2014) [PMID:24920162] Mizushima ... Ultrasonication-dependent formation and degradation of α-synuclein amyloid fibrils.. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1854. , 209-17 ( ... Ultrafast propagation of β-amyloid fibrils in oligomeric cloud.. Sci Rep.. 4. , 6960 (2014) [PMID:25376301] Yagi H, Abe Y, ... Elongation of amyloid fibrils through lateral binding of monomers revealed by total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy ...
  http://www.protein.osaka-u.ac.jp/physical/publication.html
*  Not What It Seems
This is a group of protein fibers in the brain called alpha-synuclein fibrils. They are the hallmark of Parkinson's disease, a ...
  http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/multimedia/surveys-and-quizzes/2016/not-what-it-seems
*  Potential neuroprotective properties of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) | Nutrition Journal | Full Text
EGCG remodels mature alpha-synuclein and amyloid-beta fibrils and reduces cellular toxicity. PNAS. 2010:107(17);7710-7715. PMID ... Iron and alpha-synuclein in the substantia nigra of MPTP-treated mice: effect of neuroprotective drugs R-apomorphine and green ... Abbreviations: α Syn - alpha synuclein, Aβ - amyloid beta peptide, COMT - catechol-o-methyl transferase, DAT - dopamine ... Converts mature α-synuclein and Aβ fibrils into smaller nontoxic aggregates ...
  https://nutritionj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12937-016-0179-4
*  Frontiers | The Role of Microglia in Retinal Neurodegeneration: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson, and Glaucoma | Frontiers in...
In this pathology, deposition of Aβ, synuclein, and pTau has also been detected in retina. These neurodegenerative diseases ... This is accompanied by Lewy body inclusion composed of α-synuclein (α-syn) aggregates. PD also involves retinal dopaminergic ... This is accompanied by Lewy body inclusion composed of α-synuclein... ... Conway, K. A., Harper, J. D., and Lansbury, P. T. (1998). Accelerated in vitro fibril formation by a mutant alpha-synuclein ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00214/full
*  'synaptic vesicles' Protocols and Video...
Exogenous Administration of Microsomes-associated Alpha-synuclein Aggregates to Primary Neurons As a Powerful Cell Model of ... Fibrils Formation', 'Presynaptically Silent Synapses Studied with Light Microscopy', ' Analysis of Brain Mitochondria Using ... Administration of Microsomes-associated Alpha-synuclein Aggregates to Primary Neurons As a Powerful Cell Model of Fibrils ...
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