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Masterson and Students Publish on Alzheimer's Disease Research

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Larry R. Masterson along with Hamline undergraduate alumna and students Sidney Dicke, Lexus Tatge, Paige Engen, and Megan Culp '15 published an article in Biochemistry and Biophysics Research Communications. The article, “Isothermal titration calorimetry and vesicle leakage assays highlight the differential behaviors of tau repeat segments upon interaction with anionic lipid membranes,” provides new information on the thermodynamic nature of protein misfolding event that is related to Alzheimer’s disease.