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Metabolic Mitochondria Dysfunction May Be Primary Cause of Alzheimer’s

08:00 EDT 18 Oct 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

A team of researchers led by Yale-NUS College says it has found evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Two competing theories are currently proposed to explain the cause of Alzheimer’s: the first is focused on the accumulation of amyloid-beta protein in the brain as the primary cause; while a second and more recent theory proposes that metabolic dysfunction, specifically a dysfunction of the mitochondria, is responsible.

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