Amyloid β vaccination: Reduced plaques and improved cognition

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Studies in three different transgenic mouse models suggest that the amyloid β-protein contributes to memory loss in Alzheimer disease. Immunization with an amyloid β-peptide fragment reduces learning memory impairments in mice this approach may eventually be used to prevent and/or treat this disease in people.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-19
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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