Alzheimer's disease/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Alzheimer's disease.
See also changes related to Alzheimer's disease, or pages that link to Alzheimer's disease or to this page or whose text contains "Alzheimer's disease".

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  • Familial Alzheimer's disease [r]: Inherited form of Alzheimer's caused by a defect on a particular chromosome, usually diagnosed before the age of 65. [e]

Other related topics

  • Synapse [r]: Contact point between neurons and other cells, crucial for nerve signalling [e]
  • Synaptic pruning [r]: The usage-controlled loss of connections between nerve cells during brain development. [e]
  • Neurotransmitter [r]: A class of chemicals which relay, amplify or modulate electrical signals between a neuron and other cells in the nervous system. [e]
  • Dopamine [r]: A monoamine neurotransmitter formed in the brain by the decarboxylation of dopa and essential to the normal functioning of the central nervous system. [e]
  • GABA [r]: (GABA, or γ-aminobutyrate), the most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. [e]