Chapter 4. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases

  1. Prof. Dr. Mathias Bähr
  1. Philipp J. Kahle and
  2. Christian Haass

Published Online: 17 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603867.ch4

Neuroprotection: Models, Mechanisms and Therapies

Neuroprotection: Models, Mechanisms and Therapies

How to Cite

Kahle, P. J. and Haass, C. (2004) Alzheimer's Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases, in Neuroprotection: Models, Mechanisms and Therapies (ed M. Bähr), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603867.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Neurology, University of Göttingen Medical School, Robert-Koch-Str. 40, 37075 Göttingen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Research, Department of Biochemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Schillerstr. 44, D-80336 Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527308163

Online ISBN: 9783527603862

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Keywords:

  • neuroprotection models;
  • mechanisms and therapies;
  • neurological disorders – epidemiology;
  • clinical overview;
  • model systems;
  • Alzheimer's Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases;
  • transgenic invertebrates;
  • transgenic mice;
  • viral models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transgenic Invertebrates

  • Transgenic Mice

    • Tyrosine Hydroxylase (TH) Promoter

    • Platelet-derived Growth Factor-β (PDGFβ) Promoter

    • Thy1 Promoter

    • Prion Protein (PrP) Promoter

    • Glial Expression

  • Viral Models

  • Conclusion and Outlook

  • References