|Auflage||1. Auflage, 2006|
Recent advances in genetics and brain biochemistry point to the Abeta peptide as the major culprit in causing neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease (AD). This book summarizes current knowledge of the Abeta peptide and its role in AD. Written by specialists in this fast moving area, the book covers fundamental biochemical studies on this peptide, the genetic impact on Abeta expression and processing, and various AD therapeutic strategies that target Abeta.