Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Robert Katzman
  • Published 1993 in Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer’s Disease

Abstract

The past year has seen widespread confirmation that the epsilon 4 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene is a major risk factor for Alzheimer's disease. The epsilon 4 allele also appears to correlate with life expectancy. This allele has been found to be present in over 50% of Alzheimer patients, regardless of whether or not they have a family history of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-80109-9

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