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Iron Overload Inside Brain Cells Linked To Alzheimer's Disease



Iron Overload Inside Brain Cells Linked To Alzheimer's Disease

In people with Alzheimer's, the brain becomes riddled with clumps of protein, forming what are known as amyloid plaques. Now, a report appearing in the September 17th, 2010 print issue of Cell appears to have found a function for the amyloid precursor protein (APP for short) that yields the prime ingredient in those plaques...read more