Neuropathology

admin November 13, 2018

Abstract

Brain accumulation and aggregation of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptides is a critical step in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Full-length Aβ peptides (mainly Aβ1–40 and Aβ1–42) are produced through sequential proteolytic cleavage of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) by β- and γ-secretases.… Read More...

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