Chapter 4. Alzheimer's Disease

  1. Robert R. Crichton and
  2. Roberta J. Ward

Published Online: 17 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470022574.ch4

Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies

Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies

How to Cite

Crichton, R. R. and Ward, R. J. (2005) Alzheimer's Disease, in Metal-based Neurodegeneration: From Molecular Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470022574.ch4

Author Information

  1. Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470022559

Online ISBN: 9780470022573

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • Alzheimer's disease;
  • short term memory loss;
  • cognitive impairment;
  • emotional dysfunction;
  • organic solvent/aqueous mixture;
  • oxidative stress;
  • high systolic blood pressure;
  • age-dependent hyperactivity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Proteins involved in Alzheimer's disease

  • Metal involvement in Alzheimer's disease

  • Genetic and risk factors

  • Mitochondrial function in Alzheimer's disease

  • Oxidative stress

  • Role of acetyl choline in Alzheimer's disease

  • References