A role for NOX NADPH oxidases in Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia?

@article{Zekry2003ARF,
  title={A role for NOX NADPH oxidases in Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia?},
  author={Dina S Zekry and Terry Kay Epperson and K T Krause},
  journal={IUBMB life},
  year={2003},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={307-13}
}
Because of population ageing, dementias are likely to become a major scourge of the 21st century. Causes of dementia include Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, and lesser known entities such as frontotemporal dementia or dementia with Lewy bodies. Neuroinflammation is likely to play an important role in the pathogenesis of dementia by the killing of neurons through inflammatory mechanisms. Such a role of neuroinflammation is well documented for Alzheimer's disease, and it is likely… CONTINUE READING