The prevalence of amyloid (A4) protein deposits within the cerebral and cerebellar cortex in Down's syndrome and Alzheimer's disease

The extent of amyloid deposition within the cerebellum and the cerebral cortex was assessed and compared, using anti-amyloid protein (A4) immunostaining and a novel methenamine silver method, in 20 patients aged between 60 and 77 years with Alzheimer's disease (AD), 29 patients aged between 13 and 71 years with Down's syndrome (DS), 26 demented patients… CONTINUE READING