Genome-wide imaging study identifies new gene associated with Alzheimer’s plaques

A study combining genetic data with brain imaging, designed to identify genes associated with the amyloid plaque deposits found in Alzheimer’s disease patients, has not only identified the APOE gene — long associated with development of Alzheimer’s — but has uncovered an association with a second gene, called BCHE.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/iu-…



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