Alzheimer-associated Aβ oligomers impact the central nervous system to induce peripheral metabolic deregulation
Julia R Clarke, Natalia M Lyra e Silva, Claudia P Figueiredo, Rudimar L Frozza, Jose H Ledo, Danielle Beckman, Carlos K Katashima, Daniela Razolli, Bruno M Carvalho, Renata Frazão, Marina A Silveira, Felipe C Ribeiro, Theresa R Bomfim, Fernanda S Neves, William L Klein, Rodrigo Medeiros, Frank M LaFerla, Jose B Carvalheira, Mario J Saad, Douglas P Munoz, Licio A Velloso, Sergio T Ferreira and Fernanda G De Felice
Article first published online: 23 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201404183
Centrally administered Aβ oligomers can trigger insulin resistance by engaging ER stress and inflammatory signals in the central nervous system. This study provides important insights into the link between Alzheimer's disease and diabetes by pointing to a common etiology.