publication . Other literature type . Article . 2012

A mutation in APP protects against Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline

Thorlakur Jonsson; Jasvinder K. Atwal; Stacy Steinberg; Jon Snaedal; Palmi V. Jonsson; Sigurbjorn Bjornsson; Hreinn Stefansson; Patrick Sulem; Daniel Gudbjartsson; Janice Maloney; ...
  • Published: 11 Jul 2012
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
A coding mutation in APP, the gene that encodes the amyloid-β precursor protein, is found to protect against Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline in the elderly without Alzheimer’s disease.
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitiesmental disorders
free text keywords: Dementia, medicine.disease, medicine, Gene, Mutation, medicine.disease_cause, Bioinformatics, Amyloid precursor protein, biology.protein, biology, Disease, business.industry, business, Age-related cognitive decline, Cognitive decline
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