A Commentary on Neuronal Degeneration and Cell Death in Guam ALS and PD: An Evolutionary Process of Understanding

Author(s): Ralph M. Garruto

Journal Name: Current Alzheimer Research

Volume 3 , Issue 4 , 2006

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The Twentieth Century witnessed tremendous advances in our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases. Not least among them were the contributions from hyperendemic foci of neurodegenerative disorders in isolated human groups worldwide, with the knowledge gained applicable to our understanding of related neurodegenerative diseases globally.

Keywords: Gene-environment interaction, mitochondrial dysfunction, genetic susceptibility

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Year: 2006
Page: [397 - 401]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/156720506778249425

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