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A protein involved in Alzheimer's disease may also be implicated in cognitive abilities in children

04:19 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Rare mutations in the amyloid precursor protein (APP) have previously been shown to be strongly associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Common genetic variants in this protein may also be linked to intelligence (IQ) in children, according to recent research performed at the University of Bergen, Norway.

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