42-Unit Form of Beta Amyloid: Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease

Learn why scientists believe the 42-unit form of Beta Amyloid may play a critical role in the causes of Alzheimer’s disease at The Emergent Universe, an online interactive science museum about emergence.

Is 42 the Answer?

Small clusters of Beta Amyloid 42, the 42-unit version of the Beta Amyloid protein, are thought to play a particularly important role in Alzheimer’s disease.