Amyloid-β and Astrocytes Interplay in Amyloid-β Related Disorders
AbstractAmyloid-β (Aβ) pathology is known to promote chronic inflammatory responses in the brain. It was thought previously that Aβ is only associated with Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome. However, studies have shown its involvement in many other neurological disorders. The role of astrocytes in handling the excess levels of Aβ has been highlighted in the literature. Astrocytes have a distinctive function in both neuronal support and protection, thus its involvement in Aβ pathological process may tip the balance toward chronic inflammation and neuronal death. In this review we describe the involvement of astrocytes in Aβ related disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and frontotemporal dementia. View Full-Text
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Batarseh, Y.S.; Duong, Q.-V.; Mousa, Y.M.; Al Rihani, S.B.; Elfakhri, K.; Kaddoumi, A. Amyloid-β and Astrocytes Interplay in Amyloid-β Related Disorders. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 338.
Batarseh YS, Duong Q-V, Mousa YM, Al Rihani SB, Elfakhri K, Kaddoumi A. Amyloid-β and Astrocytes Interplay in Amyloid-β Related Disorders. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(3):338.Chicago/Turabian Style
Batarseh, Yazan S.; Duong, Quoc-Viet; Mousa, Youssef M.; Al Rihani, Sweilem B.; Elfakhri, Khaled; Kaddoumi, Amal. 2016. "Amyloid-β and Astrocytes Interplay in Amyloid-β Related Disorders." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 3: 338.
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