Chapter 19. Familial British and Danish Dementias

  1. Jean D. Sipe
  1. Jorge Ghiso,
  2. Agueda Rostagno,
  3. Yasushi Tomidokoro,
  4. Tammaryn Lashley,
  5. Janice L. Holton,
  6. Gordon Plant,
  7. Tamas Revesz and
  8. Blas Frangione

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch19

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

How to Cite

Ghiso, J., Rostagno, A., Tomidokoro, Y., Lashley, T., Holton, J. L., Plant, G., Revesz, T. and Frangione, B. (2008) Familial British and Danish Dementias, in Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease (ed J. D. Sipe), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch19

Editor Information

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310722

Online ISBN: 9783527619344

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Keywords:

  • cerebral amyloid diseases;
  • neuropathology;
  • biochemical properties;
  • systemic disorder;
  • dementia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • FBD and FDD

  • A Novel Gene BRI2

  • BRI2 Mutations Generate Two New Amyloid Subunits, ABri and ADan

  • Biochemical Properties of Amyloid Subunits ABri and ADan

  • Soluble Forms of ABri and ADan in Biological Fluids

  • Unique Features of FBD or FDD

  • Potential Implications of FBD and FDD for Alzheimer's Disease