Plaques and tangles in Alzheimer's Disease: Cause, consequence or epiphenomenon?
Department of Neurology
Alzheimer Disease; Senile Plaques; Neurofibrillary Tangles
Neurology | Neuroscience and Neurobiology
Plaques, tangles and amyloid are characteristic of Alzheimer's Disease. Study of the composition and origin of these proteins will be of value in determining the etiology and pathogenesis of AD if they are causally related to the neural damage, but of uncertain usefulness if they are merely secondary epiphenomena.
DOI of Published Version
Drachman, D. A. (1986). Plaques and tangles in Alzheimer's disease: Cause, consequence or epiphenomenon? Neurobiology of Aging, 7, 450-451. Link to article on publisher's website
Neurobiology of Aging
Drachman DA. (1986). Plaques and tangles in Alzheimer's Disease: Cause, consequence or epiphenomenon?. Neurology Publications. https://doi.org/10.1016/0197-4580(86)90065-5. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/neuro_pp/254