Sharon Janssens

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The development of new diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease (AD) requires new in vivo markers reflecting early pathological changes in the brain of patients. Magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy has been shown to provide useful information about the biochemical changes occurring in AD brain in vivo. The development of numerous transgenic mouse models(More)
Peripherin is a type III intermediate filament which, in contrast to the neurofilaments, is strongly up-regulated after nerve injury. Although peripherin expression is stimulated in vitro by neurotrophins and cytokines, little is known about its in vivo regulation. In this report, we show that the in vivo down-regulation of peripherin expression to normal(More)
BACKGROUND Excess consumption of energy-dense, high-fat Western diets contributes to the development of obesity and obesity-related disorders, such as fatty liver disease. However, not only the quantity but also the composition of dietary fat may play a role in the development of liver steatosis. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of(More)
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