Mouse Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's

News   May 17, 2018 | Original Press Release by Adam Phillips for RIKEN

 
Mouse Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's

Amyloid-beta (Aβ) pathology in the mouse model (NL-G-F) of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) (upper left, control) and in the mouse model of AD with varying levels of the deleted gene (UTR)(other three panels). Note that Aβ plaques (green) were fewer as the percent of the deletion (ΔUTR) increased. Scale bar: 1 mm. Credit: RIKEN National Science Institute

 
 
 

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