Peripheral Chemo-Cytokine Profiles in Alzheimers and Parkinsons Diseases

Author(s): M. Reale, N. H. Greig, M. A. Kamal

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 10 , 2009

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The identification of peripheral biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases is required to improve the accuracy of clinical diagnosis and monitor both disease progression and response to treatments. The data reviewed in this paper suggest that, in neurodegenerative disease, cytokines are links between peripheral immune system and nervous system dysfunction.

Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration, cytokines, chemokines

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Year: 2009
Page: [1229 - 1241]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/138955709789055199
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