Carolyn Rankin

Adjunct Research Associate, Molecular Biosciences
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The major goal of this laboratory is to understand the molecular mechanisms that lead to the polymerization of the microtubule-associated protein tau into pathological structures observed in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. Current interests include the effects of phosphorylation on this process and the mechanism of fatty acid binding to the tau protein.

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