Spectrum of morphological appearance of amyloid deposits in Alzheimer's disease

  title={Spectrum of morphological appearance of amyloid deposits in Alzheimer's disease},
  author={Henryk M. Wiśniewski and Christian Bancher and Maria Barcikowska and Guang Yeong Wen and Jon Currie},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
Immunocytochemical staining with monoclonal antibodies to the β-protein on tissue sections which have been pretreated with formic acid is not only a very specific but also a highly sensitive method for the detection of amyloid deposits in the brains of Alzheimer's disease victims. We report here a spectrum of morphological appearance of the brain amyloid deposits which are one of the main histopathological correlates of this disorder. Deposits of the β-protein are not only found in the well… CONTINUE READING


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