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Front Line of Neurodegenerative Diseases Research

Front Line of Neurodegenerative Diseases Research

Vol. 2. Tau protein in Alzheimer's disease

This article was written by Dr. Masato Hasegawa, Department of Dementia and Higher Brain Function, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science.

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is neuropathologically characterized by two abnormal structures: senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. Senile plaques are extracellular structures composed of amyloid β ...

Front Line of Neurodegenerative Diseases Research

Vol. 1. Overview of Alzheimer's Disease

This article was written by Dr. Ryoko Ihara, Department of Neuropathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Unit for Early and Exploratory Clinical Development, The University of Tokyo Hospital.

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease pathologically characterized by neuronal loss with senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles predominantly in the hippocampus and the temporal ...

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