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Single-Neuron Observations Mark Steps in Alzheimer's Disease
Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:33 AM
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From Alzheimer's Daily News:

(Source: Technische Universitaet Muenchen ) - Studying a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, neuroscientists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen have observed correlations between increases in both soluble and plaque-forming beta-amyloid - a protein implicated in the disease process - and dysfunctional developments on several levels. Their results show that these changes progress in parallel and that, together, they reveal distinct stages in Alzheimer's disease with a specific order in time.

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