Daily Archives: November 22, 2017

Reversibility of Aβ oligomer neurotoxicity: Insights into the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common neurodegenerative dementia disorder, causes memory impairment and other cognitive deficits. AD is neuropathologically characterized by senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, which are composed of amyloid β-protein (Aβ) and phosphorylated tau proteins,

Cigarette butts processing into cellulose pulp

Cigarette butts are composed by cellulose acetate (the filter), cellulose, remaining tobacco, ash and a myriad of toxic compounds added when producing the cigarette or formed during its burning. Because of these toxic compounds, which are persistant