Monocytes in Human Umbilical Cord Blood Improve Alzheimer’s Cognitive Deficits

Monocytes in Human Umbilical Cord Blood Improve Alzheimer’s Cognitive Deficits
In a new study entitled “Human umbilical cord blood-derived monocytes improve cognitive deficits and reduce ß-amyloid pathology in PSAPP mice” an international team of scientists showed that infusion of human umbilical cord blood cells (HUCBCs) into a mice model of Alzheimer’s disease improves animals’ cognitive performance by clearing amyloid-beta (Aβ) plaques. They discovered that immune cells called monocytes,

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