Major histocompatibility complex and sporadic Alzheimer's disease: a critical reappraisal.


Epidemiological data suggest that some genetic determinants of Alzheimer's disease (AD) might reside in those polymorphisms for the immune system genes that regulate immune inflammatory responses, such as the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). Therefore, MHC polymorphisms have been the focus of a large number of AD association studies. Class Ia, Ib… (More)