Energy Shortage in Brain’s Immune Cells Might Explain Alzheimer’s Risk with TREM2 Mutations

Energy Shortage in Brain’s Immune Cells Might Explain Alzheimer’s Risk with TREM2 Mutations
A lack of energy in brain cells called microglia might explain why people with mutations in the TREM2 gene are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a mouse study that showed exhausted microglia lacked the capacity to confine amyloid plaques. By restoring the energy levels in these cells, it might be possible to

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