Neuropeptides in Alzheimer's disease. Clinical implications Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Brain
  • Neuropeptides

abstract

  • Since the isolation and sequencing of the enkephalins in the mid-1970s, there has been an explosion of knowledge concerning putative peptide neurotransmitters in the brain. This article focuses on selected developments in neuropeptide research that may have bearing on our understanding of and clinical approach to the dementing degenerative disorder Alzheimer's disease (AD), a cardinal feature of which is impairment of memory.

publication date

  • December 1986

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 3025582

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 753

end page

  • 68

volume

  • 4

number

  • 4