Distribution of NGF Receptors in Control and Alzheimer’s Disease Basal Forebrain
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterised by a loss of memory and confusion. Neuropathological changes indicate neuronal loss and degeneration in the neocortex and the cholinergic basal forebrain. The cholinergic system is involved in some aspects of learning and memory and it has been suggested that some of the memory defects observed in AD are caused by this degeneration.
KeywordsNerve Growth Factor Basal Forebrain Choline Acetyltransferase Nerve Growth Factor Receptor ChAT Activity
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