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Amyloid-beta in the brain

BUILDUP  Amyloid-beta (brown) accumulated in the front of the brain in a person who received injections of cadaver-derived growth hormone as a child, suggesting that the injections were contaminated with A-beta. 

Z. Jaunmuktane et al/Nature 2015

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