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  • The Role Of GSK-3 In Alzheimer’s Disease

    By Natalie Baca Faculty Mentor: Deborah O'Dell Abstract Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by the buildup of Beta Amyloid Plaques in the brain and the hyperphosphorylation of the Tau Protein. GSK-3 is a protein kinase found normally in cells in both active and inactive states. Overactive GSK-3 has been linked to the hyperphosphorylation…