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Failure of elimination of amyloid-beta from the brain in Alzheimer's disease

de Silva, Prasanna, Carare, Roxana O. and Weller, Roy O. (2008) Failure of elimination of amyloid-beta from the brain in Alzheimer's disease Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry, 12, (4), pp. 6-10. (doi:10.1002/pnp.72).

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Accumulation of amyloid-beta (A-beta) in the brain is a major cause of dementia in Alzheimer's disease.I n this article, Dr de Silva, Dr Carare and ProfessorWeller review the mechanisms for the elimination of A-beta from the brain, the reasons why these mechanisms fail in Alzheimer's disease, and how understanding this failure may lead to new approaches to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

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Published date: May 2008


Local EPrints ID: 66621
ISSN: 1367-7543
PURE UUID: 8b665436-bd1b-478c-8f24-50c6580ceb1a

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Date deposited: 02 Jul 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:23

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Author: Prasanna de Silva
Author: Roy O. Weller

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