APP mRNA splicing is upregulated in the brain of biglycan transgenic mice.

Abstract

Many of the risk factors for cerebrovascular disease and atherosclerosis also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, characterized by the cerebral deposition of beta-amyloid plaques resulting from the abnormal processing of the transmembrane amyloid precursor protein (APP). The initiating event of cholesterol-induced atherosclerosis is the retention and… (More)

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