The Apolipoprotein E Antagonistic Pleiotropy Hypothesis: Review and Recommendations

Abstract

Research on apolipoprotein E (APOE) has consistently revealed a relationship between the gene's ε4 allele and risk for development of Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, research with younger populations of ε4 carriers has suggested that the APOE ε4 allele may in fact be beneficial in earlier ages and may only confer risk of cognitive decline later in life… (More)
DOI: 10.4061/2011/726197

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