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Mycosis fungoides (MF) is a rare form of cutaneous T cell lymphoma suspected of having a viral etiology. As in adult T cell leukemia, the virus involved may be human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1). We cultured the peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) of 29 patients with MF HTLV-1 seronegative by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and Western blot.(More)
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by accumulation of toxic amyloid-beta (Abeta) in the brain, with neuronal death, and an associated increased Abeta(42/40) ratio. Several mutations in presenilin 1 (PSEN1), presenilin 2 (PSEN2), and amyloid-beta precursor protein are involved in the etiology of familial AD (FAD); these mutations alter the(More)
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