Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder associated with extracellular accumulation of amyloid-β in plaques and aggregation of the microtubule protein tau in neurons. This PrimeView summarizes the key points of the Primer by Colin Masters and colleagues.