By N. M. Hooper

ISBN-10: 0585395071

ISBN-13: 9780585395074

ISBN-10: 0896037371

ISBN-13: 9780896037373

A panel of hugely expert investigators describe intimately their state of the art biochemical, phone organic, and molecular organic recommendations for learning the molecular foundation of Alzheimer's disorder. those without problems reproducible, step by step equipment specialise in paintings with the amyloid precursor protein and the amyloidogenic peptide A?, but additionally include-with the new id of presenilin proteins-techniques for identifying the constitution and organic functionality of those proteins. moreover, there are chapters protecting the tau protein and its position in Alzheimer's sickness, in addition to an introductory dialogue of the historical past of the sickness, its genetic foundation, and the presently to be had and attainable destiny healing brokers. state of the art and huge ranging, Alzheimer's sickness: tools and Protocols presents prepared entry to confirmed, reproducible tools for elucidating the molecular foundation of this commonest senile dementia.

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