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Huntington's disease. Huntington's disease is a neurological disease linked to the protein huntingin, which contains a repeating string of the amino acid glutamine. The condition, as Takahashi describes it, is one of the most prominent diseases with a discernable amino-acid pattern. After listening to the musical translation, researchers were able to confirm a repeating pattern, which Takahashi likened to a "broken record."
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