As the doctor gone rogue

July 19, 2012

Modifier Genes to Protect From Alzheimer’s Disease, Serious Infection in Cystic Fibrosis: Topol on Genomics

Filed under: genetics — hypotheses @ 4:42 pm

Modifier Genes to Protect From Alzheimer’s Disease, Serious Infection in Cystic Fibrosis: Topol on Genomics.

Dr. Topol talked about APP gene and its preservative effect on cognitive function, increase longevity, and protect against Alzheimer disease. You can find the full article here: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11283.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20120712

 

The bad news is this APP-A673T variant only exists in 0.5% of the studied Scandinavian population.

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