Claudia Cozma

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Formation and accumulation of fibrillar plaques and aggregates of beta-amyloid peptide (Abeta) in brain have been recognized as characteristics of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Oligomeric aggregates of Ass are considered critical intermediates leading to progressive neurodegeneration; however, molecular details of the oligomerization and aggregation pathway and(More)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most prevalent form of age-related neurodementia. The accumulation of beta-amyloid polypeptide (Abeta) in brain is generally believed to be a key event in AD. The recent discovery of physiological beta-amyloid autoantibodies represents a promising perspective for treatment and early diagnosis of AD. The mechanisms by which(More)
BACKGROUND Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA; Morquio A disease) is an autosomal recessive disease caused and characterized by a decreased activity of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfate sulfatase (GALNS), resulting in accumulation of keratan sulfate and chondroitin-6-sulfate in tissues and secondary organ damage. Recently approved enzyme replacement therapy(More)
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