Cholinomimetic Replacement of Cholinergic Function in Alzheimer Disease

  • Ezio Giacobini
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 40)

Abstract

Strong evidence in favor of the role of cholinergic deficits in memory loss and cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer disease (AD) has suggested cholinergic intervention as a means of reducing symptom intensity and improving function (Giacobini and Becker, 1989; Giacobini, 1990).

Keywords

Dementia Nicotine Choline Acetylcholine Laminin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ezio Giacobini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Southern IllinoisUniversity School of MedicineSpringfieldUSA

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