Maj-Britt Vogts

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OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN This study was designed to establish the sites of formation and storage of histamine and histidine decarboxylase (HDC) in human monocytes and two of their subsets. MATERIALS AND METHODS The experiments were carried out using monocytes from buffy coats of healthy blood donors. Histamine was quantitated by RIA, HDC activity by the(More)
OBJECTIVE Executive dysfunctions in patients suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are often described but poorly understood. Specifically, research on patients' ability to flexibly shift between cognitive sets is still scarce and unsystematic. The present study set out to compensate for this lack by providing an in-depth analysis of(More)
A growing body of evidence implies psychological disturbances in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Specifically, executive dysfunctions occur in up to 50% of ALS patients. The recently shown presence of cytoplasmic aggregates (TDP-43) in ALS patients and in patients with behavioral variants of frontotemporal dementia suggests that these two disease(More)
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