Tau protein linked to dementia

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 11 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:102

Although amyloid plaques are clearly significant in the pathogenesis of dementia, other factors are coming to the fore, writes Abi Berger. Tau protein--a major component of neurofibrillary tangles--has, until recently, been thought of as an …

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