“Glial inhibition” of memory in Alzheimer’s disease

  title={“Glial inhibition” of memory in Alzheimer’s disease},
  author={Ti-Fei Yuan and Chunlei Shan},
  journal={Science China Life Sciences},
  • Ti-Fei Yuan, Chunlei Shan
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science China Life Sciences
  • Citation: Yuan TF, Shan CL. " GLIAL INHIBITION " of memory in Alzheimer's disease. Two recent studies on Nature Medicine and Nature Communications reported the unusual roles of astrocytes in the brain, that is, release gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and impair hippocampal memory in Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD represents one common form of neurodegenerative diseases, and is characterized by progressive dementia. The pathological feature of an AD brain includes the appearance of amyloid plaques… CONTINUE READING


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