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Alzheimer's disease

A needle from the haystack

Nature volume 440, pages 284285 (16 March 2006) | Download Citation

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Abnormal protein clumps of many varieties build up in the brains of individuals with Alzheimer's disease. But which types actually cause memory deficits? The behaviour of model mice might help to find out.

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  1. Richard Morris is in the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, 1 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ, UK. r.g.m.morris@ed.ac.uk

    • Richard Morris
  2. Lennart Mucke is at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease and the University of California, San Francisco, 1650 Owens Street, San Francisco, California 94158, USA. lmucke@gladstone.ucsf.edu

    • Lennart Mucke

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