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Decoding darkness : the search for the genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease

Author: Rudolph E Tanzi; Ann B Parson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Publ., ©2000.
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As human trials for new Alzheimer drugs based on the amyloid hypothesis begin, the authors provide an unparalleled eyewitness account of the promise and peril of 21st century genetics.
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Tanzi, Rudolph E.
Decoding darkness.
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Publ., ©2000
(OCoLC)690430890
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph E Tanzi; Ann B Parson
ISBN: 9780738201955 0738201952 0738205265 9780738205267
OCLC Number: 45226067
Description: xviii, 281 pages : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Cleave, Zap, Blot, Probe --
The Core of the Matter --
Candidate Chromosome --
Gone Fishing --
Curious Gene --
From Famine to Feast --
Mutations, Revelations --
Of Mice and People --
Gene Prix --
The 42 Nidus --
Untangling a Cascade --
A Gamble for Hope.
Responsibility: Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ann B. Parsons.
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Working from the intriguing hypothesis that Alzheimer's dementia is the result of a renegade protein-beta amyloid-Tanzi and others set out to find the gene responsible for its production. Decoding Dar

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