High Calcium Levels in Mitochondria Cause Neuronal Death in Alzheimer’s, Study Shows

High Calcium Levels in Mitochondria Cause Neuronal Death in Alzheimer’s, Study Shows
Abnormal levels of calcium in the mitochondria, the cell’s powerhouse, may lead to neuronal death in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to researchers at Temple University’s Center for Translational Medicine. Scientists presented their study, “Imbalance of calcium in a cell’s energy factory may drive Alzheimer’s disease,” at the 61st Meeting of the Biophysical Society, held Feb. 11-15 in New Orleans.

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