Kölsch H, Lütjohann D, Ludwig M, Schulte A, Ptok U, Jessen F, von Bergmann K, Rao ML, Maier W, Heun R.
Polymorphism in the cholesterol 24S-hydroxylase gene is associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Mol Psychiatry. 2002;7(8):899-902.
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This is a very interesting finding that suggests a direct link between cholesterol metabolism and Alzheimer's disease.
Also please do not miss the following article that nicely extends the present study: Cholesterol and Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Lipids Published 30 August 2002 [ Full Text ].
Wood WG, Koudinov AR, Ohm TG, Yanagisawa K, McLaurin J, Eckert GP, Müller WE, Hartmann T, Fahrenholz F.
Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease.
Neurobiology of Lipids. 2002 Aug 30;1(4):15-26.