All Comments by Hiroshi Mori

  1. A novel pantothenate kinase gene (PANK2) is defective in Hallervorden-Spatz syndrome.
  2. High-dose estradiol improves cognition for women with AD: results of a randomized study.
  3. Nordihydroguaiaretic acid potently breaks down pre-formed Alzheimer's beta-amyloid fibrils in vitro.
  4. NACP, a presynaptic protein, immunoreactivity in Lewy bodies in Parkinson's disease.
  5. Altered cholesterol metabolism in human apolipoprotein E4 knock-in mice.
  6. Simvastatin strongly reduces levels of Alzheimer's disease beta -amyloid peptides Abeta 42 and Abeta 40 in vitro and in vivo.
  7. Effect of apolipoprotein E allele epsilon4 on the initial phase of amyloid beta-protein accumulation in the human brain.
  8. The alpha5beta1 integrin mediates elimination of amyloid-beta peptide and protects against apoptosis.
  9. Beta-amyloid induces local neurite degeneration in cultured hippocampal neurons: evidence for neuritic apoptosis.
  10. Antibody to caspase-cleaved actin detects apoptosis in differentiated neuroblastoma and plaque-associated neurons and microglia in Alzheimer's disease.
  11. Inhibiting the formation of classical C3-convertase on the Alzheimer's beta-amyloid peptide.
  12. Diffuse plaques in the striatum in Alzheimer disease (AD): relationship to the striatal mosaic and selected neuropeptide markers.
  13. Alzheimer's alpha-secretase may be a calcium-dependent protease.
  14. Melatonin alters the metabolism of the beta-amyloid precursor protein in the neuroendocrine cell line PC12.
  15. Synaptic transmission and hippocampal long-term potentiation in transgenic mice expressing FAD-linked presenilin 1.