α-synuclein, aggregation, synucleinopathies, multifunctionality
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Despite attracting the close attention of multiple researchers for the past 25 years, α-synuclein continues to be an enigma, hiding sacred truth related to its structure, function, and dysfunction, concealing mechanisms of its pathological spread within the affected brain during disease progression, and, above all, covering up the molecular mechanisms of its multipathogenicity, i.e. the ability to be associated with the pathogenesis of various diseases. The goal of this article is to present the most recent advances in understanding of this protein and its aggregation and to show that the remarkable structural, functional, and dysfunctional multifaceted nature of α-synuclein can be understood using the proteoform concept.
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F1000Research, v. 6, art. 525
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Uversky, Vladimir N., "Looking at the Recent Advances in Understanding Α-synuclein and Its Aggregation through the Proteoform Prism" (2017). Molecular Medicine Faculty Publications. 293.