SARS-CoV-2 Spike amyloid fibrils specifically and selectively accelerates amyloid fibril formation of human prion protein and the amyloid β peptide

The study titled “SARS-CoV-2 Spike amyloid fibrils specifically and selectively accelerates amyloid fibril formation of human prion protein and the amyloid β peptide” provides groundbreaking insights into the potential link between COVID-19 and neurodegenerative diseases (NDs). Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Objectives: Methodology: Key Findings: Discussion and Implications: In conclusion, this study sheds new light on the potential role of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in accelerating amyloid formation related to neurodegenerative diseases, offering a novel avenue for understanding and potentially intervening in the progression of these conditions. Read More: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2023.09.01.555834v1.abstract