TITLE

Scientists Identify Five New Genes

AUTHOR(S)
Park, Alice
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Time;4/18/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 15, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at a study on the risks of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, focusing on the discovery of five previously undocumented genes.
ACCESSION #
59916195

 

Related Articles

  • Scientists Identify Five New Genes. Park, Alice // Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/18/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 15, p18 

    The article looks at a study on the risks of late-onset Alzheimer's disease, focusing on the discovery of five previously undocumented genes.

  • Gene may determine Alzheimer's onset. Reuter // Australian Nursing Journal;Oct97, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p17 

    Details how the gene HLA-A2 could help determine how early people get Alzeimer's disease. Researchers' findings on the effect of the HLA-A2 gene in the development of the disease; How non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) reacts with the disease; Importance of the findings in...

  • The Observatory. Alzheimer's disease.  // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;May2013, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p6 

    The article reports a study which revealed that minor differences between genes contributed to late-onset of Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans; and the genes- apolipoprotein E (APOE) and ATP-binding cassette sub-family A member 7 (ABCA7) have most risk factors in African-American patients.

  • Study looks at hypertension, genetic risk factor for AD.  // Medical Device Daily;3/25/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 57, Special section p1 

    The article discusses research on hypertension as a genetic risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), referencing a study by Karen Rodrigue and colleagues published in an issu of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."

  • Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 promoter polymorphism and plasma levels in alzheimer's disease. Porcellini, Elisa; Ianni, Manuela; Carbone, Ilaria; Franceschi, Massimo; Licastro, Federico // Immunity & Ageing;2013, Vol. 10, p1 

    Background: Neurodegenerative disorders such Alzheimer's disease (AD) are often characterized by senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangle. In addition, reactive astrogliosis, microglia activation and a chronic inflammation are found in AD brain. Activated microglia has been reported to express...

  • Genetics of PICALM Expression and Alzheimer's Disease. Parikh, Ishita; Fardo, David W.; Estus, Steven // PLoS ONE;Mar2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1 

    Novel Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk factors have been identified by genome-wide association studies. Elucidating the mechanism underlying these factors is critical to the validation process and, by identifying rate-limiting steps in AD risk, may yield novel therapeutic targets. Here, we...

  • The Thyroid Hormone Receptor Alpha Locus and White Matter Lesions: A Role for the Clock Gene REV-ERBα. Medici, Marco; Ikram, M. Arfan; van der Lijn, Fedde; Heijer, Tom den; Vernooij, Meike W.; Hofman, Albert; Niessen, Wiro J.; Visser, Theo J.; Breteler, Monique M.B.; Peeters, Robin P. // Thyroid;Nov2012, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1181 

    Background: Thyroid disorders are associated with an increased risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Both small vessel disease and neurodegeneration have a role in the pathogenesis of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. Thyroid hormone receptor alpha (TRα) is the...

  • Obesity-related Gene Increases Risk for Incident Alzheimer's Disease. D. C. // Primary Psychiatry;Sep210, Vol. 17 Issue 9, special section p1 

    The article focuses on a study which examined the role of fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene in the development of Alzheimer's disease and dementia in elderly patients. Study authors found that the risk for Alzheimer's disease increases with the presence of FTO and apolipoprotein E...

  • Thirty years of Alzheimer's disease genetics: the implications of systematic meta-analyses. Bertram, Lars; Tanzi, Rudolph E. // Nature Reviews Neuroscience;Oct2008, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p768 

    The genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer's disease (AD) remain largely elusive despite early successes in identifying three genes that cause early-onset familial AD (those that encode amyloid precursor protein (APP) and the presenilins (PSEN1 and PSEN2)), and one genetic risk factor for late-onset...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics