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Local companies delve deep into cell origami

Researchers seek drugs that can cure diseases by refolding or ousting errant proteins

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / April 13, 2009

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A devastating disease that robs the elderly of their memories seems a world away from rare genetic diseases that set children on a path of pain, deformity, and even early death. But scientists are focusing on a common thread: an intricate origami gone awry in cells. (Full article: 909 words)

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