Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and age at onset of Alzheimer's disease in a quadriethnic sample.

@article{Kwon2010ApolipoproteinEP,
  title={Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and age at onset of Alzheimer's disease in a quadriethnic sample.},
  author={Oh Dae Kwon and Aisha Khaleeq and Wenyaw Chan and Valory N. Pavlik and Rachelle Doody},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={486-91}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) genotype and the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) or age at onset of AD is relatively well established in Caucasians, but less established in other ethnicities. We examined the association between the ApoE genotype and age at onset of AD in a quadriethnic group of community-dwelling AD patients. METHODS AD patients were evaluated at 2 university-based outpatient memory disorder clinics. The ethnic distribution was as… CONTINUE READING

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