Apolipoprotein E genotype in diverse neurodegenerative disorders.

  title={Apolipoprotein E genotype in diverse neurodegenerative disorders.},
  author={Julie A Schneider and Marla Gearing and R S Robbins and William De l'aune and Suzanne Samuels Mirra},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={38 1},
While the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) epsilon 4 allele is a recognized risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD), an association of epsilon 4 with other neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) has not been extensively explored. We examined 51 cases of neuropathologically confirmed ND. After eliminating 18 cases exhibiting pathology sufficient to warrant an additional… CONTINUE READING