Amyloidogenic processing of β-amyloid precursor protein in intracellular compartments

@article{Vetrivel2006AmyloidogenicPO,
  title={Amyloidogenic processing of $\beta$-amyloid precursor protein in intracellular compartments},
  author={Kulandaivelu S. Vetrivel and Gopal Thinakaran},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={66},
  pages={S69 - S73}
}
Trafficking and proteolytic processing of amyloid precursor protein (APP) have been the focus of numerous investigations in the past two decades, since the identification of Aβ as the principal component of brain senile plaques and the cloning of APP cDNA. Tremendous progress has been made in the recent past toward the characterization of β- and γ-secretases. Here, we review the salient features of Alzheimer disease amyloidogenesis, and discuss the current knowledge on APP trafficking and… 

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