Amyloid has new role in Alzheimer's diseaseBMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7033.728 (Published 23 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:728
- Alison Boulton
Researchers investigating the protein β amyloid—which is deposited in the brain in Alzheimer's disease—have shown that it contributes to vascular damages (see also p 724). Although no new therapeutic spin offs will become immediately available as a result of the work, it does open a new range of promising possibilities.
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