Amyloid Plaques Found To Build Up Around Brain’s Blood Vessels Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

Amyloid Plaques Found To Build Up Around Brain’s Blood Vessels Involved in Alzheimer’s Disease
Amyloid plaques impair astrocyte function to regulate brain vessels’ blood flow in Alzheimer’s disease. These are the findings from a study entitled “Vascular amyloidosis impairs the gliovascular unit in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease,” published in the journal Brain. In this study, the researchers investigated the role of astrocytes, star-shaped specialized glial cells in the brain and spinal cord

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