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How much do you know about Tau

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Hey,

I've just created a q's on tauopathies, try your best!

1. Which of the following is a tauopathy?

A. Huntington’s

B. Cystic fibrosis

C. Motor neuron disease

D. Pick’s disease

E. Lewy body dementia

2. Which of the following is the main component of the neurofibrillary tangles seen in Alzheimer’s?

A. Alpha-synuclein

B. Tau

C. Methylated glycine

D. Amyloid

E. Uric acid

3. Which of the following condition does not involve a dysfunction of the tau protein?

A. Alzheimer’s

B. Progressive supranuclear palsy

C. Corticobasal degeneration

D. Lewy body dementia

E. Picks disease

4. Which of the following is true regarding the tau protein?

A. It is abundant in the dendrites of a neuron

B. It is coded for by a gene located on chromosome 1

C. It is soluble when hyperphosphoated

D. It is the main component of neurofibrillary tangles

E. It is chief protein responsible for Lewy body dementia

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1. D

2. B

3. D

4. C ;)

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It is D in Q4 actually! That was a typo! Sorry! :-[

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