Neurochemical Research

, Volume 32, Issue 4–5, pp 833–835

Does Aβ 42 Have a Function Related to Blood Homeostasis?

Original Paper

Abstract

In this review, I discuss the possibility that Aβ42 has a physiologic function in blood vessel homeostasis and the consequences that this might have for theories concerning the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and for treatment.

Keywords

Genetics Amyloid Alzheimer's disease 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of NeurogeneticsNIABethesdaUSA

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