Mechanism Behind Alzheimer’s Greatest Genetic Risk Factor Possibly Discovered

Mechanism Behind Alzheimer’s Greatest Genetic Risk Factor Possibly Discovered
Buck Institute and UCLA researchers have discovered a new role for a specific genetic form (allele) of a certain gene, which might explain its status as the most important genetic risk factor for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. The research paper, “Direct Transcriptional Effects of Apolipoprotein E,” was published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Individuals carry

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