The Alzheimer diseases.


Journal Article (Review)

Our understanding of the etiologies of the Alzheimer diseases is advancing rapidly, led by the discovery of relevant genetic mutations for autosomal-dominant forms of the disease and widespread confirmation of the role played by apolipoprotein E, the major susceptibility gene for the common form of Alzheimer's disease. New hypotheses are being generated and old hypotheses are being modified to account for the wealth of new information.

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Cited Authors

  • Roses, AD

Published Date

  • October 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 644 - 650

PubMed ID

  • 8937829

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8937829

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-6882

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0959-4388

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0959-4388(96)80098-5


  • eng