A heterogeneous group of sporadic or familial disorders characterized by AMYLOID deposits in the walls of small and medium sized blood vessels of CEREBRAL CORTEX and MENINGES. Clinical features include multiple, small lobar CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; cerebral ischemia (BRAIN ISCHEMIA); and CEREBRAL INFARCTION. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is unrelated to generalized AMYLOIDOSIS. Amyloidogenic peptides in this condition are nearly always the same ones found in ALZHEIMER DISEASE. (from Kumar: Robbins and Cotran: Pathologic Basis of Disease, 7th ed., 2005)
A familial disorder marked by AMYLOID deposits in the walls of small and medium sized blood vessels of CEREBRAL CORTEX and MENINGES.
Peptides generated from AMYLOID BETA-PEPTIDES PRECURSOR. An amyloid fibrillar form of these peptides is the major component of amyloid plaques found in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and in aged individuals with trisomy 21 (DOWN SYNDROME). The peptide is found predominantly in the nervous system, but there have been reports of its presence in non-neural tissue.
A fibrous protein complex that consists of proteins folded into a specific cross beta-pleated sheet structure. This fibrillar structure has been found as an alternative folding pattern for a variety of functional proteins. Deposits of amyloid in the form of AMYLOID PLAQUES are associated with a variety of degenerative diseases. The amyloid structure has also been found in a number of functional proteins that are unrelated to disease.
Bleeding into one or both CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES including the BASAL GANGLIA and the CEREBRAL CORTEX. It is often associated with HYPERTENSION and CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA.
Accumulations of extracellularly deposited AMYLOID FIBRILS within tissues.
A degenerative disease of the BRAIN characterized by the insidious onset of DEMENTIA. Impairment of MEMORY, judgment, attention span, and problem solving skills are followed by severe APRAXIAS and a global loss of cognitive abilities. The condition primarily occurs after age 60, and is marked pathologically by severe cortical atrophy and the triad of SENILE PLAQUES; NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; and NEUROPIL THREADS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1049-57)
A group of sporadic, familial and/or inherited, degenerative, and infectious disease processes, linked by the common theme of abnormal protein folding and deposition of AMYLOID. As the amyloid deposits enlarge they displace normal tissue structures, causing disruption of function. Various signs and symptoms depend on the location and size of the deposits.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Inflammation of blood vessels within the central nervous system. Primary vasculitis is usually caused by autoimmune or idiopathic factors, while secondary vasculitis is caused by existing disease process. Clinical manifestations are highly variable but include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; behavioral alterations; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; and BRAIN INFARCTION. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp856-61)
A single-pass type I membrane protein. It is cleaved by AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN SECRETASES to produce peptides of varying amino acid lengths. A 39-42 amino acid peptide, AMYLOID BETA-PEPTIDES is a principal component of the extracellular amyloid in SENILE PLAQUES.
The arterial blood vessels supplying the CEREBRUM.
An acid dye used in testing for hydrochloric acid in gastric contents. It is also used histologically to test for AMYLOIDOSIS.
A homologous group of endogenous CYSTEINE PROTEINASE INHIBITORS. The cystatins inhibit most CYSTEINE ENDOPEPTIDASES such as PAPAIN, and other peptidases which have a sulfhydryl group at the active site.
A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of iron in the mining dust or welding fumes.
Bleeding within the SKULL, including hemorrhages in the brain and the three membranes of MENINGES. The escape of blood often leads to the formation of HEMATOMA in the cranial epidural, subdural, and subarachnoid spaces.
A major and the second most common isoform of apolipoprotein E. In humans, Apo E4 differs from APOLIPOPROTEIN E3 at only one residue 112 (cysteine is replaced by arginine), and exhibits a lower resistance to denaturation and greater propensity to form folded intermediates. Apo E4 is a risk factor for ALZHEIMER DISEASE and CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Abnormal structures located in various parts of the brain and composed of dense arrays of paired helical filaments (neurofilaments and microtubules). These double helical stacks of transverse subunits are twisted into left-handed ribbon-like filaments that likely incorporate the following proteins: (1) the intermediate filaments: medium- and high-molecular-weight neurofilaments; (2) the microtubule-associated proteins map-2 and tau; (3) actin; and (4) UBIQUITINS. As one of the hallmarks of ALZHEIMER DISEASE, the neurofibrillary tangles eventually occupy the whole of the cytoplasm in certain classes of cell in the neocortex, hippocampus, brain stem, and diencephalon. The number of these tangles, as seen in post mortem histology, correlates with the degree of dementia during life. Some studies suggest that tangle antigens leak into the systemic circulation both in the course of normal aging and in cases of Alzheimer disease.
Integral membrane protein of Golgi and endoplasmic reticulum. Its homodimer is an essential component of the gamma-secretase complex that catalyzes the cleavage of membrane proteins such as NOTCH RECEPTORS and AMYLOID BETA-PEPTIDES precursors. PSEN1 mutations cause early-onset ALZHEIMER DISEASE type 3 that may occur as early as 30 years of age in humans.
Pathological conditions of intracranial ARTERIES supplying the CEREBRUM. These diseases often are due to abnormalities or pathological processes in the ANTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY; MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY; and POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY.
A class of protein components which can be found in several lipoproteins including HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS; VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS; and CHYLOMICRONS. Synthesized in most organs, Apo E is important in the global transport of lipids and cholesterol throughout the body. Apo E is also a ligand for LDL receptors (RECEPTORS, LDL) that mediates the binding, internalization, and catabolism of lipoprotein particles in cells. There are several allelic isoforms (such as E2, E3, and E4). Deficiency or defects in Apo E are causes of HYPERLIPOPROTEINEMIA TYPE III.
The three membranes that cover the BRAIN and the SPINAL CORD. They are the dura mater, the arachnoid, and the pia mater.
Any of the tubular vessels conveying the blood (arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins).
An extracellular cystatin subtype that is abundantly expressed in bodily fluids. It may play a role in the inhibition of interstitial CYSTEINE PROTEASES.
Proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid, normally albumin and globulin present in the ratio of 8 to 1. Increases in protein levels are of diagnostic value in neurological diseases. (Brain and Bannister's Clinical Neurology, 7th ed, p221)
Laboratory mice that have been produced from a genetically manipulated EGG or EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN.
A spectrum of pathological conditions of impaired blood flow in the brain. They can involve vessels (ARTERIES or VEINS) in the CEREBRUM, the CEREBELLUM, and the BRAIN STEM. Major categories include INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS; BRAIN ISCHEMIA; CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE; and others.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.
Postmortem examination of the body.
An imprecise term referring to dementia associated with CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS, including CEREBRAL INFARCTION (single or multiple), and conditions associated with chronic BRAIN ISCHEMIA. Diffuse, cortical, and subcortical subtypes have been described. (From Gerontol Geriatr 1998 Feb;31(1):36-44)
Unsaturated hydrocarbons of the type Cn-H2n, indicated by the suffix -ene. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed, p408)
One of three major isoforms of apolipoprotein E. In humans, Apo E2 differs from APOLIPOPROTEIN E3 at one residue 158 where arginine is replaced by cysteine (R158--C). In contrast to Apo E3, Apo E2 displays extremely low binding affinity for LDL receptors (RECEPTORS, LDL) which mediate the internalization and catabolism of lipoprotein particles in liver cells. ApoE2 allelic homozygosity is associated with HYPERLIPOPROTEINEMIA TYPE III.
Partial proteins formed by partial hydrolysis of complete proteins or generated through PROTEIN ENGINEERING techniques.
The circulation of blood through the BLOOD VESSELS of the BRAIN.
An ACUTE PHASE REACTION protein present in low concentrations in normal sera, but found at higher concentrations in sera of older persons and in patients with AMYLOIDOSIS. It is the circulating precusor of amyloid A protein, which is found deposited in AA type AMYLOID FIBRILS.
The thin layer of GRAY MATTER on the surface of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES that develops from the TELENCEPHALON and folds into gyri and sulchi. It reaches its highest development in humans and is responsible for intellectual faculties and higher mental functions.
Pathologic conditions affecting the BRAIN, which is composed of the intracranial components of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. This includes (but is not limited to) the CEREBRAL CORTEX; intracranial white matter; BASAL GANGLIA; THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; BRAIN STEM; and CEREBELLUM.
Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
The circulation of the BLOOD through the MICROVASCULAR NETWORK.
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
Imaging techniques used to colocalize sites of brain functions or physiological activity with brain structures.
A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.
A medical specialty concerned with the study of the structures, functions, and diseases of the nervous system.
A species of CARDIOVIRUS which contains three strains: Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus, Vilyuisk human encephalomyelitis virus, and Rat encephalomyelitis virus.
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)
Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.

Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a pathogenic lesion in Alzheimer's disease due to a novel presenilin 1 mutation. (1/15)

The dense-cored plaques are considered the pathogenic type of amyloid deposition in Alzheimer's disease brains because of their predominant association with dystrophic neurites. Nevertheless, in > 90% of cases of Alzheimer's disease amyloid is also deposited in cerebral blood vessel walls (congophilic amyloid angiopathy; CAA) but its role in Alzheimer's disease pathogenesis remains enigmatic. Here, we report a family (family GB) in which early-onset Alzheimer's disease was caused by a novel presenilin 1 mutation (L282V). This was unusually severe CAA reminiscent of the Flemish amyloid precursor protein (A692G) mutation we reported previously, which causes Alzheimer's disease and/or cerebral haemorrhages. In family GB, however, the disease presented as typical progressive Alzheimer's disease in the absence of strokes or stroke-like episodes. Similarly, neuroimaging studies and neuropathological examination favoured a degenerative over a vascular dementia. Interestingly, an immunohistochemical study revealed that, similar to causing dense-cored amyloid plaques, CAA also appeared capable of instigating a strong local dystrophic and inflammatory reaction. This was suggested by the observed neuronal loss, the presence of tau- and ubiquitin-positive neurites, micro- and astrogliosis, and complement activation. Together, these data suggest that, like the dense-cored neuritic plaques, CAA might represent a pathogenic lesion that contributes significantly to the progressive neurodegeneration that occurs in Alzheimer's disease.  (+info)

Vitamin E but not 17beta-estradiol protects against vascular toxicity induced by beta-amyloid wild type and the Dutch amyloid variant. (2/15)

Amyloid beta-peptide (Abeta) fibril deposition on cerebral vessels produces cerebral amyloid angiopathy that appears in the majority of Alzheimer's disease patients. An early onset of a cerebral amyloid angiopathy variant called hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis of the Dutch type is caused by a point mutation in Abeta yielding Abeta(Glu22-->Gln). The present study addresses the effect of amyloid fibrils from both wild-type and mutated Abeta on vascular cells, as well as the putative protective role of antioxidants on amyloid angiopathy. For this purpose, we studied the cytotoxicity induced by Abeta(1-40 Glu22-->Gln) and Abeta(1-40 wild-type) fibrils on human venule endothelial cells and rat aorta smooth muscle cells. We observed that Abeta(Glu22-->Gln) fibrils are more toxic for vascular cells than the wild-type fibrils. We also evaluated the cytotoxicity of Abeta fibrils bound with acetylcholinesterase (AChE), a common component of amyloid deposits. Abeta(1-40 wild-type)-AChE fibrillar complexes, similar to neuronal cells, resulted in an increased toxicity on vascular cells. Previous reports showing that antioxidants are able to reduce the toxicity of Abeta fibrils on neuronal cells prompted us to test the effect of vitamin E, vitamin C, and 17beta-estradiol on vascular damage induced by Abeta(wild-type) and Abeta(Glu22-->Gln). Our data indicate that vitamin E attenuated significantly the Abeta-mediated cytotoxicity on vascular cells, although 17beta-estradiol and vitamin C failed to inhibit the cytotoxicity induced by Abeta fibrils.  (+info)

RAGE (yin) versus LRP (yang) balance regulates alzheimer amyloid beta-peptide clearance through transport across the blood-brain barrier. (3/15)

Accumulation of amyloid beta-peptide (Abeta) in the central nervous system (CNS) may initiate pathogenic cascades mediating neurovascular and neuronal dysfunctions associated with the development of cerebral beta-amyloidosis and cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and with related familial cerebrovascular disorders. Whether Abeta-related pathology in the CNS is reversible or not and what key therapeutic targets are controlling Abeta/amyloid levels in the aging brain remain debatable. In this article, we summarize recent evidence why the receptor for advanced glycation end products and low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein 1 in the vascular CNS barriers are critical for regulation of Abeta homeostasis in the CNS and how altered activities in these 2 receptors at the blood-brain barrier may contribute to the CNS Abeta accumulation resulting in neuroinflammation, disconnect between the cerebral blood flow and metabolism, altered synaptic transmission, neuronal injury, and amyloid deposition into parenchymal and neurovascular lesions. We briefly discuss the potential of advanced glycation end products and low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein 1-based therapeutic strategies to control brain Abeta in animal models of AD and ultimately in patients with AD and related familial cerebrovascular beta-amyloidoses.  (+info)

Reducing cerebral microvascular amyloid-beta protein deposition diminishes regional neuroinflammation in vasculotropic mutant amyloid precursor protein transgenic mice. (4/15)

Cerebral microvascular amyloid-beta (Abeta) protein deposition is emerging as an important contributory factor to neuroinflammation and dementia in Alzheimer's disease and related familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy disorders. In particular, cerebral microvascular amyloid deposition, but not parenchymal amyloid, is more often correlated with dementia. Recently, we generated transgenic mice (Tg-SwDI) expressing the vasculotropic Dutch (E693Q)/Iowa (D694N) mutant human Abeta precursor protein in brain that accumulate abundant cerebral microvascular fibrillar amyloid deposits. In the present study, our aim was to assess how the presence or absence of fibrillar Abeta deposition in the cerebral microvasculature affects neuroinflammation in Tg-SwDI mice. Using Tg-SwDI mice bred onto an apolipoprotein E gene knock-out background, we found a strong reduction of fibrillar cerebral microvascular Abeta deposition, which was accompanied by a sharp decrease in microvascular-associated neuroinflammatory cells and interleukin-1beta levels. Quantitative immunochemical measurements showed that this reduction of the neuroinflammation occurred in the absence of lowering the levels of total Abeta40/Abeta42 or soluble Abeta oligomers in brain. These findings suggest that specifically reducing cerebral microvascular fibrillar Abeta deposition, in the absence of lowering either the total amount of Abeta or soluble Abeta oligomers in brain, may be sufficient to ameliorate microvascular amyloid-associated neuroinflammation.  (+info)

Cerebral microvascular amyloid beta protein deposition induces vascular degeneration and neuroinflammation in transgenic mice expressing human vasculotropic mutant amyloid beta precursor protein. (5/15)

Cerebral vascular amyloid beta-protein (Abeta) deposition, also known as cerebral amyloid angiopathy, is a common pathological feature of Alzheimer's disease. Additionally, several familial forms of cerebral amyloid angiopathy exist including the Dutch (E22Q) and Iowa (D23N) mutations of Abeta. Increasing evidence has associated cerebral microvascular amyloid deposition with neuroinflammation and dementia in these disorders. We recently established a transgenic mouse model (Tg-SwDI) that expresses human vasculotropic Dutch/Iowa mutant amyloid beta-protein precursor in brain. Tg-SwDI mice were shown to develop early-onset deposition of Abeta exhibiting high association with cerebral microvessels. Here we present quantitative temporal analysis showing robust and progressive accumulation of cerebral microvascular fibrillar Abeta accompanied by decreased cerebral vascular densities, the presence of apoptotic cerebral vascular cells, and cerebral vascular cell loss in Tg-SwDI mice. Abundant neuroinflammatory reactive astrocytes and activated microglia strongly associated with the cerebral microvascular fibrillar Abeta deposits. In addition, Tg-SwDI mouse brain exhibited elevated levels of the inflammatory cytokines interleukin-1beta and -6. Together, these studies identify the Tg-SwDI mouse as a unique model to investigate selective accumulation of cerebral microvascular amyloid and the associated neuroinflammation.  (+info)

Inhibition of familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy mutant amyloid beta-protein fibril assembly by myelin basic protein. (6/15)

Deposition of fibrillar amyloid beta-protein (Abeta) in the brain is a prominent pathological feature of Alzheimer disease and related disorders, including familial forms of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). Mutant forms of Abeta, including Dutch- and Iowa-type Abeta, which are responsible for familial CAA, deposit primarily as fibrillar amyloid along the cerebral vasculature and are either absent or present only as diffuse non-fibrillar plaques in the brain parenchyma. Despite the lack of parenchymal fibril formation in vivo, these CAA mutant Abeta peptides exhibit a markedly increased rate and extent of fibril formation in vitro compared with wild-type Abeta. Based on these conflicting observations, we sought to determine whether brain parenchymal factors that selectively interact with and modulate CAA mutant Abeta fibril assembly exist. Using a combination of immunoaffinity chromatography and mass spectrometry, we identified myelin basic protein (MBP) as a prominent brain parenchymal factor that preferentially binds to CAA mutant Abeta compared with wild-type Abeta. Surface plasmon resonance measurements confirmed that MBP bound more tightly to Dutch/Iowa CAA double mutant Abeta than to wild-type Abeta. Using a combination of biochemical and ultrastructural techniques, we found that MBP inhibited the fibril assembly of CAA mutant Abeta. Together, these findings suggest a possible role for MBP in regulating parenchymal fibrillar Abeta deposition in familial CAA.  (+info)

Lipoprotein receptor-related protein-1 mediates amyloid-beta-mediated cell death of cerebrovascular cells. (7/15)

Inefficient clearance of A beta, caused by impaired blood-brain barrier crossing into the circulation, seems to be a major cause of A beta accumulation in the brain of late-onset Alzheimer's disease patients and hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis Dutch type. We observed association of receptor for advanced glycation end products, CD36, and low-density lipoprotein receptor (LDLR) with cerebral amyloid angiopathy in both Alzheimer's disease and hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis Dutch type brains and increased low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein-1 (LRP-1) expression by perivascular cells in cerebral amyloid angiopathy. We investigated if these A beta receptors are involved in A beta internalization and in A beta-mediated cell death of human cerebrovascular cells and astrocytes. Expression of both the LRP-1 and LDLR by human brain pericytes and leptomeningeal smooth muscle cells, but not by astrocytes, increased on incubation with A beta. Receptor-associated protein specifically inhibited A beta-mediated up-regulation of LRP-1, but not of LDLR, and receptor-associated protein also decreased A beta internalization and A beta-mediated cell death. We conclude that especially LRP-1 and, to a minor extent, LDLR are involved in A beta internalization by and A beta-mediated cell death of cerebral perivascular cells. Although perivascular cells may adapt their A beta internalization capacity to the levels of A beta present, saturated LRP-1/LDLR-mediated uptake of A beta results in degeneration of perivascular cells.  (+info)

E22Q-mutant Abeta peptide (AbetaDutch) increases vascular but reduces parenchymal Abeta deposition. (8/15)


​The Boston criteria for probable cerebral amyloid angiopathy are: appropriate clinical history Age ≥55 years MR imaging: Multiple cortical-subcortical hematomas, which may be of varying ages and sizes, with no other clinical or radiologic ca...
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Background Sporadic cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is the most common cause of lobar intracranial haemorrhage, which in itself accounts for about 5-10% of all strokes. Amyloid deposition in small arteries of the cerebrum leads to friability and haemorrhage. There are also rare familial forms of amyloidosis affecting the nervous system that more typically result in early…
Amyloid is deposited in the walls of arteries and capillaries as cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) in the brains of older individuals and of those with Alzheimer disease (AD). CAA in AD reflects an age-related failure of elimination of amyloid-beta (A?) from the brain along perivascular lymphatic drainage pathways. In the absence of conventional lymphatic vessel in the brain, interstitial fluid and solutes drain from the brain to cervical lymph nodes along narrow basement membranes in the walls of capillaries and arteries, a pathway that is largely separate from the cerebrospinal fluid. In this review we focus on the pathology and pathogenesis of CAA, its role in the aetiology of AD and its impact on immunotherapy for AD. The motive force for lymphatic drainage of the brain appears to be generated by arterial pulsations. Failure of elimination of A? along perivascular pathways coincides with a reduction in enzymic degradation of A?, reduced absorption of A? into the blood and age-related ...
p,A hemi-paralyzed 86-year-old man was diagnosed with ischemic stroke and underwent thrombolysis. Pre-thrombolysis brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed extensive strictly lobar cerebral microbleeding (CMB). Post-thrombolytic computed tomography revealed asymptomatic multiple intracerebral hemorrhaging (ICH). His age, CMB topography, and decreased cerebral spinal fluid amyloid-β 40 and 42 levels were compatible with a diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). There is no consensus on the safety of thrombolysis for acute stroke patients with CAA. Patients with CAA might have a higher incidence of thrombolysis-related ICH than those without CAA. ,/p,. ...
Objective: Loss-of-function mutations in CCM genes are frequently detected in familial cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). However, the current functional studies on CCM genes have been performed mostly in commercial purchased cell lines and the results appeared discrepancy. We assumed that silencing[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Understanding the pathophysiology of cerebral amyloid angiopathy. AU - Gatti, Laura. AU - Tinelli, Francesca. AU - Scelzo, Emma. AU - Arioli, Francesco. AU - Di Fede, Giuseppe. AU - Obici, Laura. AU - Pantoni, Leonardo. AU - Giaccone, Giorgio. AU - Caroppo, Paola. AU - Parati, Eugenio Agostino. AU - Bersano, Anna. PY - 2020/5/2. Y1 - 2020/5/2. N2 - Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), one of the main types of cerebral small vessel disease, is a major cause of spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage and an important contributor to cognitive decline in elderly patients. Despite the number of experimental in vitro studies and animal models, the pathophysiology of CAA is still largely unknown. Although several pathogenic mechanisms including an unbalance between production and clearance of amyloid beta (Aβ) protein as well as the prion hypothesis have been invoked as possible disease triggers, they do not explain completely the disease pathogenesis. This incomplete disease knowledge ...
The Edinburgh CT and genetic diagnostic criteria for lobar intracerebral haemorrhage associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy: model development and diagnostic test accuracy study. Rodrigues MA, Samarasekera N, Lerpiniere C, et al. Lancet Neurol 2018; 17:232-240. Abstract BACKGROUND: Identification of lobar spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is important because it is associated…
A quartet of Downs syndrome, Alzheimers disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and cerebral haemorrhage: interacting genetic risk factors ...
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a small-vessel disorder associated with progressive amyloid deposition in the walls of cortical and leptomeningeal vessels. Sporadic forms are more common than inherited familial forms.. CAA is a major cause of lobar symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage, transient focal neurologic episodes in the elderly, and cognitive impairment. Transient focal neurological episodes include both positive migraine aura-like (spreading paraesthesias and/or positive visual phenomena) and negative TIA-like neurological symptoms, and may be caused by superficial cortical siderosis or convexal subarachnoid haemorrhage. These episodes are associated with a high early risk of symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage. ...
age-related macular degeneration Genetics Home Reference provides information about age-related macular degeneration. hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy At least one mutation in the CST3 gene has been found to cause hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy, a condition characterized by stroke and a decline in intellectual function (dementia), which begins in mid-adulthood. The CST3 gene mutation that has been identified causes a form of hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy known as the Icelandic type. This mutation replaces the protein building block (amino acid) leucine with the amino acid glutamine at position 68 in the cystatin C protein (written as Leu68Gln or L68Q). This abnormal cystatin C protein is less stable and is more prone to cluster together (aggregate) than the normal protein. The aggregated protein forms clumps called amyloid deposits that accumulate in the blood vessel walls primarily in the brain, but also in blood vessels in other areas of the body such as the skin, ...
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is estimated to be responsible for ≈5% to 20% of nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhages and 30% of lobar hemorrhages.3 Whereas CAA may be asymptomatic, a classic clinical presentation is lobar hemorrhage, often recurrent or multifocal, in an elderly individual. Less commonly, patients may present with TIA or other ischemic stroke-like episodes, seizures, or dementia involving a spectrum of cognitive decline.4. In the past decade, neuroimaging studies, particularly MRI, have played an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and understanding of the pathophysiology of CAA.5 Specifically, gradient-recalled echo sequences have documented the occurrence, frequency, and distribution of microbleeds. Multiple lobar microbleeds, particularly in the absence of deep microbleeds and an alternative cause (eg, hypertension, CADASIL), are now considered a radiological hallmark of CAA.1. An additional MRI technique, diffusion-weighted imaging, has offered the ability to ...
In patients with cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) the incidence of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is estimated at about 37% and subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) at 1% of patients. A case with coincident occurrence of ICH, SAH and CVT in a patient with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is reported....
TY - JOUR. T1 - Clinicopathological review. T2 - Primary angiitis of the central nervous system in association with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. AU - Tamargo, Rafael J.. AU - Connolly, E. Sander. AU - McKhann, Guy M.. AU - Khandji, Alexander. AU - Chang, Yuan. AU - Libien, Jenny. AU - Adams, David. AU - Ogilvy, Christopher S.. AU - Batjer, H. Hunt. AU - Kim, Paul E.. AU - Hedley-Whyte, E. Tessa. PY - 2003/7/1. Y1 - 2003/7/1. KW - Central nervous system vasculitis. KW - Corticosteroids. KW - Dexamethasone. KW - Differential diagnosis. KW - Fast fluid-attenuated inversion recovery. KW - Magnetic resonance spectroscopy. KW - Schwannoma. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0038048482&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0038048482&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.1227/01.NEU.0000068864.20655.31. DO - 10.1227/01.NEU.0000068864.20655.31. M3 - Review article. C2 - 12823882. AN - SCOPUS:0038048482. VL - 53. SP - 136. EP - 143. JO - Neurosurgery. JF - ...
Mortality from hereditary cerebral haemorrhage with amyloidosis, Dutch type : the impact of sex, parental transmission and year of birth ...
Hemorrhagic Stroke due to CAA represents approximately 7% of all strokes.. The current phase II clinical study investigates the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles of the drug candidate in patients who have suffered lobar hemorrhages. The initial phase of the study is also aimed at determining the optimal dosing regimens for subsequent drug candidate efficacy trials. The trial is also evaluating the appearance of new cerebral hemorrhages on gradient-echo MRI scans, the amyloid ß (Aß) protein levels in the plasma and cerebrospinal fluid and the neurological and cognitive functions. ...
The major finding from this cohort study of patients with possible or probable CAA is that, among MRI markers of CAA, global mean ADC (reflecting microstructural tissue organization) is most strongly related to the presence of pre-ICH cognitive impairment. The association of mean ADC with PICI was independent of age, clinical variables, amount of visible cerebral atrophy, and other MRI markers. By contrast, we failed to detect a relationship between PICI and WMH volume, number of MB, or visible cerebral atrophy.. Decreased cognitive performance has previously been associated with CAA. The prevalence of cognitive dysfunction before CAA-related ICH is reported to be 20% to 40%4,5,17,30 Autopsy-based studies of stroke-free individuals show that CAA is a risk factor for decreased antemortem cognitive performance while simultaneously controlling for the pathology of Alzheimer disease.31,32 This suggests that the association between CAA and cognitive dysfunction is not entirely mediated by concomitant ...
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Carare RO, Bernardes-Silva M, Newman TA, Page AM, Nicoll JAR, Perry VH, Weller RO (2008) Solutes, but not cells, drain from the brain parenchyma along basement membranes of capillaries and arteries. Significance for cerebral amyloid angiopathy and neuroimmunology. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol 34:131-144CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar ...
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Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized by the deposition of fibrillar protein with beta-pleated sheet configuration in the media and adventitia of small cortical and leptomeningeal arteries and capillaries [2]. Previous studies based on autopsy observation revealed that the risk of CAA increased with age, which was around 38% between 80-89 years reached up to 42% in patient above the age of 90 [3]. CAA encompasses specific cerebrovascular traits including spontaneous lobar intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), cognitive impairment, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and transient focal neurological episodes, with characteristic imaging manifestation of lobar ICH, cortical superficial siderosis, white matter changes, microhemorrhage and microinfarct.. Interestingly in our case report, the microbleeds were strictly lateralized and predominantly in the MCA supplied territory, rather than in a diffused pattern. It has been acknowledged that the CAA could have certain localization preference. One ...
CAA is not necessarily associated with CAA-related disorders. The pathogenesis of CAA-related disorders consists of two steps: (1) cerebrovascular amyloid deposition and (2) vascular injury including disruption, occlusion, and permeability changes. The cerebrovascular amyloid deposition (Step 1) is the primary target of prevention and therapy. Anti-amyloid therapies for CAA are under development including ponezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the carboxyl terminus of Aβ40.115 Ponezumab was originally developed for AD immunotherapy, and an acceptable safety profile has been suggested for ponezumab in clinical trials for AD.116,117,118 Currently, ponezumab has been applied to CAA. A phase 2, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial is ongoing to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of ponezumab (PF-04360365) in adult patients with probable CAA-related hemorrhages (NCT01821118).119. Vascular injury secondary to cerebrovascular ...
Non-traumatic cortical superficial siderosis (cSS) is a common finding in patients with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) and can be its sole imaging sign. The clinical features and course as well as the prognostic significance of cSS in CAA patients remain unclear. In a retrospective study we have previously shown that cSS might be an important predictor or warning sign for future intracranial hemorrhage. However, prospective data are missing. The Superficial Siderosis in Patients with suspected Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (SuSPect-CAA) study is designed as a prospective observational multi-centre cohort study. Primary objective of the study is to evaluate if cSS is a predictor for future stroke and mortality (primary endpoint: combined rate of stroke and death after 36 months). Secondary objectives of the study include 1) to evaluate if cSS represents a marker of future intracranial haemorrhage, especially at the site of initial siderosis, 2) to describe the clinical presentation and course of ...
Blood Oxygen Level Dependant (BOLD) fMRI was performed at Screening (Baseline) and on Days 2 and 90. During each of these sessions, BOLD fMRI images were acquired in rapid succession as a flashing radial black and white checkerboard was presented alternately with a gray screen. This well established visual stimulus is known to produce a reliable increase in BOLD fMRI signal within the visual cortex region of the occipital lobe. The time course of the BOLD fMRI signal was used to assess the vascular reactivity. Imaging sites also acquired cerebral blood flow data using Arterial Spin Labeled (ASL) scans at Screening and on Days 2 and 90. A standard T1-weighted image was also acquired to aid image analysis. All efficacy scans were analyzed centrally. Geometric means are presented in the original scale and standard errors (SE) are presented in logarithmic (log e) scale ...
Azeliragon, also known as TTP488 and PF-04494700, is a potent and orally active RAGE inhibitor. RAGE (receptor for advanced glycation endproducts) is a pattern recognition receptor, which affects the movement of amyloid, an Alzheimers-associated protein, into the brain. In preclinical studies, azeliragon decreased brain amyloid in mice and improved their performance on behavior tests. Azeliragon is a promising agent for for Alzheimers disease and cerebral amyloid angiopathy.
Gene therapy is an approach to treating disease that uses genetic information-DNA-as a drug. Monogenic diseases, where a single genetic mutation results in a nonfunctional protein and disease-causing agent, are excellent candidates for treatment by gene therapy. A virus can be engineered to carry the corrected form of the mutant gene instead of its own viral genes. These engineered viruses, called vectors, still retain … Continue reading A Cure in Sight. ...
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The studies by Meyer-Luehman et al. extend insights into the in vivo formation of amyloid deposits by amyloid seeds that may be hetero- and/or homo-amyloidogenic inducers of amyloid fibrillization. This is significant because these types of studies will lead to the clarification of the perplexing conundrum of why there is a frequent co-occurrence of multiple different types of amyloids in neurodegenerative disorders characterized by brain amyloidosis. Indeed, double and triple neurodegenerative brain amyloidoses appear to far exceed in incidence and prevalence any neurodegenerative brain amyloidosis linked to a single amyloidogenic protein or peptide, and this enigma demands clarification if we are to develop more effective therapies for these disorders.. For example, with respect to Aβ deposits, these may occur by themselves as pathological signatures of single brain amyloidoses, such as cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), which most commonly manifests clinically as stroke. This ...
Pathological protein deposits linked to Alzheimer's disease and cerebral amyloid angiopathy can be triggered by peripheral administration of pathogenic misfolded protein fragments outside the brain. This shows a new study done by researchers at the Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain Research and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE).
Hughes, A., Culpan, D., Price, J., Palmer, L., Kehoe, P., Love, S., Matthews, S. and Wilcock, G. (2006) Neither sequence variation in the IL-10 gene promoter nor presence of IL-10 protein in the cerebral cortex is associated with Alzheimer s disease. Neuroscience letters, 408 (2). pp. 141-5. ISSN 0304-3940 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/1517 Miners, J., Chalmers, K., Kehoe, P., Love, S., Helmond, Z. and Wilcock, G. (2006) Decreased expression and activity of neprilysin in Alzheimer disease are associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology, 65 (10). pp. 1012-1021. ISSN 0022-3069 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/1518 Shlomo, B., Dawbarn, D., Siew, L., Love, S., Allen, S. and Wilcock, G. (2006) Premorbid effects of APOE on synaptic proteins in human temporal neocortex. Neurobiology of Aging, 27 (6). pp. 797-803. ISSN 0197-4580 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/1621 Chalmers, K., Love, S. and Wilcock, G. (2005) Contributors ...
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), defined as nontraumatic bleeding into the brain parenchyma, is the second most common subtype of stroke, with 5.3 million cases and over 3 million deaths reported worldwide in 2010. Case fatality is extremely high (reaching approximately 60 % at 1 year post event). Only 20 % of patients who survive are independent within 6 months. Factors such as chronic hypertension, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and anticoagulation are commonly associated with ICH. Chronic arterial hypertension represents the major risk factor for bleeding ...
Two mutations in the ITM2B gene have been found to cause a condition called hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy. When this condition is caused by mutations in the ITM2B gene, it is characterized by movement problems and a decline in intellectual function (dementia). ITM2B gene mutations cause two forms of the condition called familial British dementia and familial Danish dementia, named for the regions where the conditions were first diagnosed. The ITM2B gene mutation that causes the British type results in the production of a protein that is longer than normal. The ITM2B protein normally has a stop signal that indicates where to stop the protein sequence so that all the ITM2B proteins that are made are the same. The mutation that causes the British type changes the stop signal so that more length is added to the protein. This mutation is written as Ter267Arg or X267R. The mutation that causes the Danish type is similar, but instead of changing the stop signal, extra pieces of DNA are added ...
Alzheimers disease (AD), the most common form of neurodegenerative disorder, is characterized by deposition of amyloid-β (Aβ) plaques in the brain. Aβ monomer undergoes nucleation to form oligomers, then soluble aggregates, then fibrils which make up the plaques. Aβ oligomer species are believed to be the most neurotoxic aggregate species. Currently under investigation is a mechanism for Aβ removal from the brain, across the blood-brain barrier (BBB). P-glycoprotein (P-gp) is a membrane-bound efflux protein located on the apical, or blood, side of the BBB, which transports a wide variety of substrates. Further complicating this potential clearance mechanism is the reduction of P-gp cell surface expression in arteries exhibiting cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), or the buildup of amyloid plaques around the arteries. P-gp has been suggested as a potential Aβ clearance mechanism based on its ability to transport a wide variety of amphipathic substrates even though experimental evidence of Aβ
Neuropathological follow-up of patients with Alzheimers disease (AD) who participated in the first clinical trial of Amyloid-β 42 (Aβ42) immunization (AN1792, Elan Pharmaceuticals) has shown that immunization can induce removal of Aβ42 and Aβ40 from plaques, whereas analysis of the cerebral vessels has shown increased levels of these Aβ peptides in cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). Aβ43 has been less frequently studied in AD, but its aggregation propensity and neurotoxic properties suggest it may have an important pathogenic role. In the current study we show by using immunohistochemistry that in unimmunized AD patients Aβ43 is a frequent constituent of plaques (6.0% immunostained area), similar to Aβ42 (3.9% immunostained area). Aβ43 immunostained area was significantly higher than that of Aβ40 (2.3%, p = 0.006). In addition, we show that Aβ43 is only a minor component of CAA in both parenchymal vessels (1.5 Aβ43-positive vessels per cm2 cortex vs. 5.3 Aβ42-positive vessels, p = 0.03,
TY - JOUR. T1 - Matrix metalloproteinase-9 in cerebral-amyloid-angiopathy-related hemorrhage. AU - Lee, Jin Moo. AU - Yin, Kejie. AU - Hsin, Idar. AU - Chen, Shawei. AU - Fryer, John D.. AU - Holtzman, David M.. AU - Hsu, Chung Y.. AU - Xu, Jian. PY - 2005/3/15. Y1 - 2005/3/15. N2 - Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is one of the most recognized complications of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), but little is known about the molecular pathogenesis of this life-threatening complication. In this review, we present preliminary evidence which suggests that the extracellular-matrix-degrading protease, matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), may play a role in the development of spontaneous ICH resulting from CAA. The amyloid-beta peptide (Aβ) induced the synthesis, cellular release, and activation of MMP-9 in murine cerebral endothelial cells (CECs), resulting in increased extracellular matrix (ECM) degradation. Furthermore, in a mouse model of CAA (APPsw transgenic mice), MMP-9 ...
Self-assembly of the amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide into aggregates, from small oligomers to amyloid fibrils, is fundamentally linked with Alzheimers disease (AD). However, it is clear that not all forms of Aβ are equally harmful and that linking a specific aggregate to toxicity also depends on the assays and model systems used (Haass et al., J Biol. Chem 269:17741-17748, 1994; Borchelt et al., Neuron 17:1005-1013, 1996). Though a central postulate of the amyloid cascade hypothesis, there remain many gaps in our understanding regarding the links between Aβ deposition and neurodegeneration. In this study, we examined familial mutations of Aβ that increase aggregation and oligomerization, E22G and ΔE22, and induce cerebral amyloid angiopathy, E22Q and D23N. We also investigated synthetic mutations that stabilize dimerization, S26C, and a phospho-mimetic, S8E, and non-phospho-mimetic, S8A. To that end, we utilized BRI2-Aβ fusion technology and rAAV2/1-based somatic brain transgenesis in mice to selectively
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0036] There are many other diseases in addition to Alzheimers that progress with simultaneous changes in both proteins such as, for example but without limitation, moderate cognitive disorders or deficits, hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis-Dutch type, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, dementia associated with Parkinsons disease, neurodegenerative disease due to diffuse Lewy bodies, corticobasal degeneration, sub-acute sclerosing panencephalitis, dementia with argyrophilic grain disease and familial Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease. Therefore, another preferred embodiment of this aspect of the invention refers to the use of a compound of chemical structure (I) for the preparation of a medicinal drug for the prevention and/or treatment of a pathology related to increase in β-amyloid and hyperphosphorylation of tau that is selected from the list comprising: Alzheimers disease, moderate cognitive disorders or deficits, hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis-Dutch type, ...
The present invention relates to a compound of formula I, 1-1 or 1-2 wherein R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, halogen, lower alkoxy, or lower alkoxy substituted by halogen; R1 may be different if n=2 or 3 n is 1, 2 or 3 Ar is a six membered heteroaryl group, selected from wherein R2 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkyl substituted by halogen, halogen or lower alkoxy; R3 is hydrogen or halogen; or to a pharmaceutically active acid addition salt thereof. The compounds may be used for the treatment of Alzheimers disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, Dutch-type (HCHWA-D), multi-infarct dementia, dementia pugilistica or Down syndrome.
Carboxyl end-specific monoclonal antibodies to amyloid beta protein (A beta) subtypes (A beta 40 and A beta 42(43)) differentiate A beta in senile plaques and amyloid angiopathy in brains of aged cynomolgus monkeys. ...
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In addition to directly binding to toxic beta amyloid and preventing plaque formation, curcumin has been shown to have at least seven other mechanisms that minimize the formation of beta amyloid. (These are outlined in Table 1.) All eight of these mechanisms are likely to be at work in an experiment in which specialized microscopy was used to study beta amyloid plaques in a mouse model of Alzheimers. This study demonstrated that curcumin enters the brain and then binds specifically to plaques, reducing their size by up to 30%.9 ...
The article by Pfeifer et al. describes the exacerbation of cerebral hemorrhages seen in an aged APP-transgenic model following passive administration of anti-Aβ antibodies directed to amino acids 3-6. This particular transgenic mouse, called APP23, is described by the authors in a previous paper as a spontaneous hemorrhagic stroke mouse model (Winkler et al., 2001). At approximately 19 months of age onward, the mouse exhibits severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), which is associated with recurrent hemorrhages as the mice age. Moderate to severe cerebral vascular amyloid also exists in approximately 26 percent of Alzheimers disease patients, as well, though the rate of hemorrhages is less than that seen in the APP23 mouse (approximately five percent of AD cases; see Greenberg et al., 1998).. When the authors gave 21-month-old APP23 mice a monoclonal antibody directed to Aβ3-6 once a week for five months, they saw that the rate of hemorrhages increased about twofold above baseline. The ...
The goal of this laboratory is to study the physiology of the cerebral microcirculation and device treatments to alleviate cerebrovascular dysfunction. This laboratory is headed by Dr. Ralph G. Dacey, Jr., Schwartz Professor and chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Daceys research centers on the implications of physiological phenomena on pathological conditions affecting the cerebral microvasculature such as subarachnoid hemorrhage and acute hypoxia with subsequent reoxygenation. In a second line of research, Dr. Hans H. Dietrich, assistant professor of neurological surgery, studies the role of purinergic regulation in microvascular regulation and adjustment of local microvascular flow. Recent additions to Dr. Dietrichs research interests include mechanism of amyloid beta-induced cerebrovascular dysfunction, cerebral amyloid angiopathy and vascular function in Alzheimers Disease, cerebral microvessel and astrocyte communication using a new ex vivo model of the neurovascular ...
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... familial MeSH C18.452.090.075.160 - cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial MeSH C18.452.090.100 - cerebral amyloid angiopathy ... amyloid neuropathies, familial MeSH C18.452.648.100.160 - cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial MeSH C18.452.648.151 - brain ... cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial MeSH C18.452.100.100 - brain diseases, metabolic, inborn MeSH C18.452.100.100.050 - ... cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial MeSH C18.452.648.151.175 - citrullinemia MeSH C18.452.648.151.300 - fucosidosis MeSH ...
Familial amyloid neuropathy. *ACys+ABri/Cerebral amyloid angiopathy. *Aβ/Alzheimer's disease ... Amyloid light-chain (AL) amyloidosis, also known as primary amyloidosis, is the most common form of systemic amyloidosis in the ... These light chains come together to form amyloid deposits which can cause serious damage to different organs.[2][3] Abnormal ... "BU: Amyloid Treatment & Research Program". Archived from the original on 2008-07-20.. ...
Familial amyloid neuropathy. *ACys+ABri/Cerebral amyloid angiopathy. *Aβ/Alzheimer's disease ... Amyloid deposits deriving from islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP, or amylin) are commonly found in pancreatic islets of patients ... It is thought that proIAPP forms the first granules that allow for IAPP to aggregate and form amyloid which may lead to amyloid ... Paulsson JF, Westermark GT (July 2005). "Aberrant processing of human proislet amyloid polypeptide results in increased amyloid ...
Familial Alzheimer disease is caused by a mutation in one of at least 3 genes: presenilin 1, presenilin 2 and amyloid precursor ... Nature, 1995). One of these studies by Nochlin (1998) found severe amyloid angiopathy in the affected individuals in a family. ... Familial Alzheimer's disease[edit]. Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) or early onset familial Alzheimer's disease (EOFAD) is ... Histologically, familial AD is practically indistinguishable from other forms of the disease. Deposits of amyloid can be seen ...
Histologically, familial AD is practically indistinguishable from other forms of the disease. Deposits of amyloid can be seen ... Nature, 1995). One of these studies by Nochlin (1998) found severe amyloid angiopathy in the affected individuals in a family. ... Familial Alzheimer's disease[edit]. Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) or early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease (EOFAD) is ... Mutations to the amyloid beta A4 precursor protein (APP) located on the long arm of chromosome 21 (21q21.3) cause familial ...
September 2015). "Evidence for human transmission of amyloid-β pathology and cerebral amyloid angiopathy". Nature. 525 (7568): ... Most of autosomal dominant familial AD can be attributed to mutations in one of three genes: those encoding amyloid precursor ... Amyloid hypothesis. In 1991, the amyloid hypothesis postulated that extracellular amyloid beta (Aβ) deposits are the ... Enzymes act on the APP (amyloid precursor protein) and cut it into fragments. The beta-amyloid fragment is crucial in the ...
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Evidence for human transmission of amyloid-β pathology and cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Nature. 2015-09, 525 (7568): 247-50. ... 根據雙胞胎和家族研究,阿茲海默症的基因遺傳性約在49%到79%之間[39][40]。約0.1%家族性遺傳的患者為體染色體顯性遺傳,他們常在65歲前發病,稱為早發性家族性阿茲海默症(英语:Familial Alzheimer disease)[41]。前類 ... 阿茲海默症
A familial disorder marked by AMYLOID deposits in the walls of small and medium sized blood vessels of CEREBRAL CORTEX and ... Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Familial; Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Genetic; Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Hereditary; Dutch ... Cerebral Arterial Diseases: 20*Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: 794*Familial Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: 37*familial British ... Cerebral Arterial Diseases: 20*Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: 794*Familial Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: 37*familial British ...
... PLoS ONE 5(11): e13949. ... Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), a common cause of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in the elderly, can also occur ... The majority of affected families harbor mutations in the Beta amyloid Peptide (Aβ) coding region of the gene for amyloid ... Conclusions/Significance: We found no evidence that variants at loci associated with familial CAA play a role in sporadic CAA. ...
... familial? Meaning of Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial medical term. What does Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial mean? ... familial in the Medical Dictionary? Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial explanation free. What is Cerebral amyloid angiopathy ... Looking for online definition of Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, ... amyloid+angiopathy%2c+familial,cerebral amyloid angiopathy,/a, ... cerebral amyloid angiopathy. (redirected from Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial) Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. Definition. ...
Hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a condition that can cause a progressive loss of intellectual function (dementia), ... Two types of hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy, known as familial British dementia and familial Danish dementia, are ... medlineplus.gov/genetics/condition/hereditary-cerebral-amyloid-angiopathy/ Hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy. ... Genetic Testing Registry: Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, APP-related *Genetic Testing Registry: Hereditary cerebral amyloid ...
Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Familial. Amyloidosis. Proteostasis Deficiencies. Metabolic Diseases ... Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA) is a condition caused by the build-up of a protein called amyloid, predominantly Aβ40, within ... Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is caused by the progressive deposition of amyloid, predominantly AB40, within the walls of ... Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). cerebrovascular reactivity. functional MRI. randomized. double blind. safety. efficacy. ...
Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Familial. CADASIL. Pathologic Processes. Intracranial Hemorrhages. ... The Cerebral Amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is the leading cause of cortical hemorrhage after 65 years. The presence of cerebral ... The Silent Cortical Infarcts in the Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Is There a Link With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? (CAA). The ... The Silent Cortical Infarcts in the Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Is There a Link With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?. ...
These amyloid fibrils trigger degenerative changes that destroy the vascular... ... is characterized histopathologically by amyloid fibrils in the small to middle-sized blood vessels usually the arteries of the ... CAA generally occurs sporadically in older individuals; the familial forms are very rare (3). The prevalence of CAA increases ... Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized histopathologically by amyloid fibrils in the small to middle-sized blood ...
a-c Marked activated microglial reaction in relation to amyloid laden blood vessels in familial British dementia (confocal ... In cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), amyloid fibrils deposit in walls of arteries, arterioles and less frequently in veins and ... Genetics and molecular pathogenesis of sporadic and hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathies.. Revesz T1, Holton JL, Lashley T ... Genetics and molecular pathogenesis of sporadic and hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathies. Acta Neuropathol. ;118(1):115-130 ...
Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. - Familial Forms of Alzheimers Disease. ...
Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. - Familial Forms of Alzheimers Disease. ...
Most are cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy variants, but the second ... Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Familial / genetics * Cerebral Small Vessel Diseases / genetics* * Connective Tissue Diseases / ... Most are cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy variants, but the second ... in cerebral SVD, we performed targeted gene sequencing in 950 patients with younger-onset apparently sporadic SVD stroke using ...
... information resources and questions answered by our Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Specialists for Hereditary cerebral ... familial; Cerebral amyloid angiopathy; HCHWA; CAA, familial; Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, familial; cerebral amyloid angiopathy ... ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/hereditary-cerebral-amyloid-angiopathy. *Menon RS. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy. Medscape. April 25, ... Hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis Title Other Names:. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy; HCHWA; CAA, ...
A familial early-onset form of Alzheimer disease. It can be associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Alzheimer disease is a ... Early-onset Alzheimer disease with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Keywords. › Alzheimer disease. › Neurodegeneration. › ... extracellular amyloid plaques and vascular amyloid deposits. The major constituents of these plaques are neurotoxic amyloid- ... beta protein 40 and amyloid-beta protein 42, that are produced by the proteolysis of the transmembrane APP protein. The ...
HCHWA, see Hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathy. *HCM, see Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. *HDDD1, see GRN-related ... hemiplegic migraine, familial, see Familial hemiplegic migraine. *hemiplegic-ophthalmoplegic migraine, see Familial hemiplegic ... hyperaldosteronism, familial, see Familial hyperaldosteronism. *hyperammonemia due to carbonic anhydrase VA deficiency, see ... hereditary angiopathy with nephropathy, aneurysm, and muscle cramps syndrome, see Hereditary angiopathy with nephropathy, ...
cerebral amyloid angiopathy, itm2b-related, 2. *dementia, familial danish; fdd. microphthalmia. *microphthalmos ... Diseases associated with FNBP4 include Microphthalmia With Limb Anomalies and Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Itm2b-Related, 2. An ...
cerebral amyloid angiopathy, itm2b-related, 2. *dementia, familial danish; fdd. donnai-barrow syndrome. * ... Diseases associated with GRID2IP include Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Itm2b-Related, 2 and Donnai-Barrow Syndrome. An important ...
Familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy due to the Iowa mutation in an Irish family. ... Autoregulated paracellular clearance of amyloid-β across the blood-brain barrier.. Keaney J, Walsh DM, OMalley T, Hudson N, ... Amyloid-beta protein dimers isolated directly from Alzheimers brains impair synaptic plasticity and memory. ... Alzheimers disease brain-derived amyloid-β-mediated inhibition of LTP in vivo is prevented by immunotargeting cellular prion ...
... with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. 78. Alzheimer disease, familial, 1. 79. Alzheimer disease, familial, 11. 80. Alzheimer ... Familial Forms of Alzheimers Disease. 414. Familial Granulomatosis, Blau type. 415. Familial hyperlipoproteinemia. 416. ... Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and unusual plaques. 82. Alzheimer disease, familial, 4. 83. ... Parkinson disease, familial, type 1 (PARK1). 894. Paronychia. 895. Pasteurella multocida. 896. Pearsons anemia. 897. Pediatric ...
... with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. 37. Alzheimer disease, familial, 1. 38. Alzheimer disease, familial, 11. 39. Alzheimer ... Familial Forms of Alzheimers Disease. 189. Fatal familial insomnia. 190. Favre-Goldman syndrome. 191. Fibromyalgia. 192. Fitz- ... Alzheimer disease, familial, 3, with spastic paraparesis and unusual plaques. 41. Alzheimer disease, familial, 4. 42. Ambien ... Mycosis fungoides, familial. 474. Myelogenous leukemia. 475. Myeloid Sarcoma. 476. Myeloproliferative diseases. 477. Myofascial ...
This mutation leads to familial, early onset neurodegeneration involving extensive cerebral amyloid angiopathy (34). It is ... 2001) Novel amyloid precursor protein mutation in an Iowa family with dementia and severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Ann ... 2000) Amyloid fibril formation by Aβ16-22, a seven-residue fragment of the Alzheimers β-amyloid peptide, and structural ... 2007) Amide solvent protection analysis demonstrates that amyloid-β1-40 and amyloid-β1-42 form different fibrillar structures ...
... associated with familial amyloidosis of the Finnish type; and familial British Dementia and familial Danish dementia, which are ... amyloid-beta. AD. Alzheimer dementia. AF. atrial fibrillation. CAA. cerebral amyloid angiopathy. CMB. cerebral microbleed. cSAH ... the result of β-amyloid deposition in cerebral vessels. Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is common among elderly patients, and is ... 1983) Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: incidence and complications in the aging brain. I. Cerebral hemorrhage. Stroke 14:915-923. ...
Rabbit polyclonal beta Amyloid 1-40 antibody validated for WB, ELISA and tested in Human and Mouse. Immunogen corresponding to ... Patients develop cerebral hemorrhage because of the severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Parenchymal amyloid deposits are rare ... Defects in APP are the cause of Alzheimer disease type 1 (AD1) [MIM:104300]. AD1 is a familial early-onset form of Alzheimer ... Defects in APP are the cause of cerebral amyloid angiopathy APP-related (CAA-APP) [MIM:605714]. A hereditary localized ...
Mouse monoclonal beta Amyloid 1-40 antibody [BDI350] validated for WB, ELISA, IHC, ICC and tested in Human. Referenced in 1 ... Patients develop cerebral hemorrhage because of the severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Parenchymal amyloid deposits are rare ... Defects in APP are the cause of Alzheimer disease type 1 (AD1) [MIM:104300]. AD1 is a familial early-onset form of Alzheimer ... Defects in APP are the cause of cerebral amyloid angiopathy APP-related (CAA-APP) [MIM:605714]. A hereditary localized ...
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Patients develop cerebral hemorrhage because of the severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Parenchymal amyloid deposits are rare ... Characterization of amyloid fibril beta-peptide in familial Alzheimers disease with APP717 mutations. Biochem Biophys Res ... Novel amyloid precursor protein mutation in an Iowa family with dementia and severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Ann Neurol. ... It can be associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Alzheimer disease is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by ...
Aβ peptide in amyloid plaques of Alzheimers disease and cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA); α-synuclein deposits in Lewy bodies ... and familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) (Kelly (1996) Curr Opin Strut Biol 6(1):11-7). The cause of amyloid formation in FAP ... The term "cerebral amyloid angiopathy" (abbreviated herein as CAA) as used herein refers to a condition associated with ... The term "phenomenon associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy" as used herein refers to a molecular, structural, or ...
Familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy presenting as recurrent cerebral haemorrhage. J Neurol Sci. 1982 Aug;55(2):121-35. PubMed ... Familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy presenting as recurrent cerebral haemorrhage. J Neurol Sci. 1982 Aug;55(2):121-35. PubMed ... Dementia in hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis-Dutch type is associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy but is ... Pathogenicity: Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy : Pathogenic. Clinical Phenotype: Hereditary Cerebral Hemorrhage with Amyloidosis of ...
Revesz T, Holton JL, Lashley T, et al. Sporadic and familial cerebral amyloid angiopathies. Brain Pathol2002;12:343-57. ... 44 Various hereditary cerebral amyloid angiopathies have been identified (table 3): these include the familial British and ... Mead S, James-Galton M, Revesz T, et al. Familial British dementia with amyloid angiopathy. Early clinical, neuropsychological ... The inherited prion diseases comprise familial CJD, fatal familial insomnia, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome, and ...
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  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is also known as congophilic angiopathy or cerebrovascular amyloidosis . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis (HCHWA) is a neurological condition in which an abnormal protein ( amyloid ) builds up in the walls of the arteries of the brain (and less frequently, veins). (nih.gov)
  • To find out your chances of having hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, you may want to speak with a genetics professional. (nih.gov)
  • 605714 ]. A hereditary localized amyloidosis due to amyloid-beta A4 peptide(s) deposition in the cerebral vessels. (proteopedia.org)
  • Carriers of this mutation develop a severe hereditary form of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), known as hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis, Dutch type (HCHWA-D). This disease is associated with recurrent strokes during the fifth and sixth decades of life. (alzforum.org)
  • Timmers WF, Tagliavini F, Haan J, Frangione B . Parenchymal preamyloid and amyloid deposits in the brains of patients with hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis--Dutch type . (alzforum.org)
  • Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a autosomal recessive inflammatory disease frequently complicated by reactive systemic amyloidosis, recurring attacks of fever, synovitis, or serositis. (mad-cow.org)
  • Thus some cases of "sporadic" SAA amyloidosis (ie, where that gene -- and promoter -- have normal sequence) are actually sporadic in the sense that a 'rare' spontaneous conformational shift to a rogue conformer is not so rare when the protein is overproduced (which drives amyloid equilibrium by mass action). (mad-cow.org)
  • Colchicine, an alkyloid from saffron inhibiting tubulin polymerization and thus mitotic chromatid movement, while effective in prevention and treatment of FMF-amyloidosis, will not be useful generally in amyloid diseases because it simply suppresses proliferation of cells involved in the inflammatory response. (mad-cow.org)
  • Addition to primary and secondary amyloidosis, amyloid-related disease can be observed in different tissue/organ that sharing the common pathogenesis based on the formation of amyloid deposition. (docme.ru)
  • Extracellular amyloid deposition as the major characteristics of amyloidosis and other diseases accompanied amyloid deposition remains many unrevealed functional roles (Pepys, 2006). (docme.ru)
  • In our body, the metabolic inborn error , Familial Amyloidosis , a familial pattern of the amyloidosis , is a dis-ease processes of an abnormal protein folding and amyloid deposits. (wellnessadvocate.com)
  • We analysed Aβ38 in the brains of patients with Aβ deposition linked to sporadic and familial AD, hereditary cerebral haemorrhage with amyloidosis, or Down syndrome. (elsevier.com)
  • Genetic factors related to acquiring cerebral amyloid angiopathy are: Dutch genes with amyloidosis, Flemish hereditary cerebral hemorrhage, familial Alzheimer's disease, and Down syndrome. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • The majority of affected families harbor mutations in the Beta amyloid Peptide (Aβ) coding region of the gene for amyloid precursor protein (APP) or have duplications of chromosomal segments containing APP. (harvard.edu)
  • Both the nerve cells and the glia are known to produce amyloid precursor protein, which increases with aging and with cell stress . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The APP gene provides instructions for making a protein called amyloid precursor protein. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In the brain, the amyloid precursor protein plays a role in the development and maintenance of nerve cells (neurons). (medlineplus.gov)
  • Additionally, the ITM2B protein may be involved in processing the amyloid precursor protein. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The deposited material is composed of the breakdown product of amyloid precursor protein, which is cleaved by β- and γ-secretases into amyloid-beta (Aβ) fragments of different amino acid lengths (Aβ40 and Aβ42) ( Figure 1 ) (5) . (onlinejacc.org)
  • The major constituent of these plaques is the neurotoxic amyloid-beta-APP 40-42 peptide (s), derived proteolytically from the transmembrane precursor protein APP by sequential secretase processing. (proteopedia.org)
  • The deposits are composed of products of the amyloid precursor protein cleavage. (termedia.pl)
  • APP encodes amyloid precursor protein, a transmembrane protein which is cleaved to form amyloidogenic Aβ peptides. (alzforum.org)
  • Analyses of the biologic effects of mutations in the BRI2 ( ITM2b ) and the amyloid β precursor protein ( APP ) genes support the hypothesis that cerebral accumulation of amyloidogenic peptides in familial British and familial Danish dementias and Alzheimer's disease (AD) is associated with neurodegeneration. (jneurosci.org)
  • There are a number of different proteins that can lead to intravascular amyloid deposition, however, the most common, as is the case in sporadic CAA, is Aß which is a short 42 amino acid peptide cleaved from amyloid precursor protein (APP) which is encoded on chromosome 21 20 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • The Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) undergoes sequential proteolytic cleavages through the action of β- and γ-secretase, which result in the generation of toxic β-amyloid (Aβ) peptides and a C-terminal fragment consisting of the intracellular domain of APP (AICD). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • These peptides arise from the sequential cleavage of the Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP), a type I transmembrane protein, by two proteases known as β- and γ-secretase ( Fig. 1A ). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Arendash GW, King DL, Gordon MN, Morgan D, Hatcher JM, Hope CE, Diamond DM (2001) Progressive, age-related behavioral impairments in transgenic mice carrying both mutant amyloid precursor protein and presenilin-1 transgenes. (springer.com)
  • The decamer duplication mutation produces a frame-shift in the BRI sequence generating a larger-than-normal precursor protein, of which the amyloid subunit (designated ADan) comprises the last 34 C-terminal amino acids. (antibody-antibodies.com)
  • Aβ peptide is formed by the proteolytic fragmentation of amyloid precursor protein. (touchneurology.com)
  • 16 However, most familial cases of CAA and PICH are caused by mutations in the amyloid precursor protein. (touchneurology.com)
  • Of note, these mutations are located in the Aβ segment of the amyloid precursor protein, whereas mutations in the flanking regions cause Alzheimer's disease or ischaemic stroke. (touchneurology.com)
  • Recently, duplication of the amyloid precursor protein gene was reported to be the cause of familial CAA presenting with dementia and PICH. (touchneurology.com)
  • Proteolytic cleavage of the amyloid-β protein precursor (AβPP) by the enzyme BACE1 (BACE) is the initial step in production of amyloid-β peptide (Aβ), and as such has been a major target of Alzheimer's disease (AD) drug discovery efforts. (semcs.net)
  • Our goal in the present study was to examine the effects of soluble oAβ on neuronal and synaptic structure in the amyloid precursor protein (APP) E693Q ("Dutch") mouse model of AD, which develops intraneuronal accumulation of soluble oAβ with no detectable plaques in AD-relevant brain regions. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The most common cause of dementia, probably caused by cerebral accumulation of the Aβ fragment of the amyloid precursor protein. (enetmd.com)
  • Beta-Site Amyloid Precursor Protein Cleaving Enzyme 1 Inhibition Impairs Synaptic Plasticity via Seizure Protein 6. (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Alzheimer's disease (AD) is thought to be a consequence of aggregation of the amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) into amyloid fibrils or related assemblies in brain tissue. (pnas.org)
  • Wisniewski T, Ghiso J, Frangione B . Peptides homologous to the amyloid protein of Alzheimer's disease containing a glutamine for glutamic acid substitution have accelerated amyloid fibril formation . (alzforum.org)
  • Mutations in APP are associated with familial forms of early onset Alzheimer's disease as well as with Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA). (alzforum.org)
  • The accumulation of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide is one of the major neuropathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease (AD). (iospress.com)
  • Oestrogen may be implicated in Alzheimer's disease in several ways, for example, via reduction in β-amyloid deposition, improvement in cerebral blood flow, neuroprotection or suppression of ApoE. (rcpsych.org)
  • Amyloid beta-protein (Abeta) assembly into toxic oligomeric and fibrillar structures is a seminal event in Alzheimer's disease, therefore blocking this process could have significant therapeutic benefit. (nih.gov)
  • The field of Alzheimer's disease (AD) research has grown exponentially over the past few decades, especially since the isolation and identification of amyloid-β from postmortem examination of the brains of AD patients. (iospress.com)
  • Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia and is characterised pathologically by the intraneuronal accumulation of neurofibrillary tangles (NFT) containing tau and ubiquitin, and by the extracellular accumulation of amyloid-β (Aβ) in brain tissue and in artery walls as cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Accumulation of β-amyloid protein (Aβ) is a key neuropathologic feature of Alzheimer's disease. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • Accumulation of β-amyloid protein (Aβ) in the brain is one of the key neuropathologic features of Alzheimer's disease. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • While the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease depends on recognition of typical cognitive deficits and behavioral disturbances, the neuropathologic hallmarks of the disease depend on detection of intra-cellular neurofibrillary tangles and extra-cellular amyloid plaques in the brain. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • 2 The "amyloid hypothesis" is the most widely embraced theory for the causation of Alzheimer's disease and posits that the deposition of amyloid is an early crucial event that in turn leads to a cascade of other neuropathologic changes that culminate in the final full-blown disease. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • One of the keys to understanding the mystery of Alzheimer's disease is elucidating the role of β-amyloid protein (Aβ). (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • The aggregation of the amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide is linked to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). (lu.se)
  • In particular, some point mutations within Aβ are associated with early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease. (lu.se)
  • Oligomeric and fibrillar aggregates of the amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) have been implicated in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Mutations leading to increased APP levels or alterations in APP cleavage cause familial Alzheimer's disease (AD). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • One of the pathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the accumulation of amyloid plaques consisting of toxic β-amyloid (Aβ) peptides. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Arnold SE, Hyman BT, Flory J, Damasio AR, Van Hoesen GW (1991) The topographical and neuroanatomical distribution of neurofibrillary tangles and neuritic plaques in the cerebral cortex of patients with Alzheimer's disease. (springer.com)
  • Neuropathological findings include severe widespread cerebral amyloid angiopathy, hippocampal plaques, and neurofibrillary tangles, similar to Alzheimer's disease. (antibody-antibodies.com)
  • Multiple Spontaneous Cerebral Microbleeds and Leukoencephalopathy in PSEN1-Associated Familial Alzheimer's Disease: Mirror of Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy? (semcs.net)
  • The role and causes of CMB in sporadic Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients have not been clearly established and useful contributions could derive from familial AD studies. (semcs.net)
  • The revised NIA-AA diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) due to AD make use of amyloid pathology and neurodegeneration biomarkers which increase the diagnostic confidence in the majority of patients. (semcs.net)
  • Thal DR, Papassotiropoulos A, Saido TC, Griffin WST, Mrak RE, Kölsch H, Tredici KD, Attems J, Ghebremedhin E (2010) Capillary cerebral amyloid angiopathy identifies a distinct APOE epsilon4-associated subtype of sporadic Alzheimer's disease. (uni-frankfurt.de)
  • The neuropathological hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease (AD) include amyloid-β (Aβ) plaque accumulation, neurofibrillary tangle formation, and synaptic and neuronal loss. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 15. The method of claim 1, wherein Alzheimer's Disease is early onset familial Alzheimer's Disease. (patentsencyclopedia.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a condition that affects the small blood vessels of the brain, wherein the amyloid protein associated with the Alzheimer's disease is deposited in the vessel walls. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Alexander GE, Chen K, Pietrini P, Rapoport SI, Reiman EM (2002) Longitudinal PET evaluation of cerebral metabolic decline in dementia: a potential outcome measure in Alzheimer's disease treatment studies. (springermedizin.de)
  • Tandon A, Rogaeva E, Mullan M, St George-Hyslop PH (2000) Molecular genetics of Alzheimer's disease: the role of β-amyloid and the presenilins. (springermedizin.de)
  • Involvement of GluN2B subunit containing N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in mediating the acute and chronic synaptotoxic effects of oligomeric amyloid-beta (Aβ) in murine models of Alzheimer's disease (AD). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • A familial disorder marked by AMYLOID deposits in the walls of small and medium sized blood vessels of CEREBRAL CORTEX and MENINGES. (curehunter.com)
  • The cause of amyloid deposits in blood vessels in the brain in sporadic CAA is not known. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Bleeding into the brain may occur as tiny blood vessels carrying amyloid deposits become heavier and more brittle, and are therefore more likely to burst with minor trauma or with fluctuating blood pressure. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Amyloid deposits may destroy smooth muscle cells or cause inflammation in the blood vessel wall. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • These aggregated proteins form protein clumps called amyloid deposits that accumulate in certain areas of the brain and in its blood vessels . (medlineplus.gov)
  • A confirmed diagnosis of CAA can only be made on the basis of biopsy or autopsy evidence of amyloid deposits in the cerebral blood vessels. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Parenchymal amyloid deposits are rare and largely in the form of pre-amyloid lesions or diffuse plaque-like structures. (proteopedia.org)
  • CAA is a form of amyloidopathy in which -amyloid deposits form in the walls of the small blood vessels located mainly in the subcortical region of the brain. (termedia.pl)
  • 2. Amyloid deposits in the cortical vessels of the affected region. (termedia.pl)
  • Cerebral amyloid deposits are colocalized with a broad variety of inflammation-related proteins (complement factors, acute-phase protein, and proinflammatory cytokines) and clusters of activated microglia [ 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Intriguingly, since it demonstrated that amyloid deposits trigger inflammatory reaction through the activation of cascaded immune response, wherein several lines of evidence implies a protective role of amyloid in preventing autoimmunity. (docme.ru)
  • Furthermore, attempts for preventing amyloid formation and/or removing amyloid deposits from the brain have caused meningoencephalitis and consequent deaths among the subjects. (docme.ru)
  • The neuropathological hallmarks include senile plaques containing deposits of amyloid-β peptide (Aβ) and neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) consisting of hyperphosphorylated forms of the microtubule-associated protein tau. (springer.com)
  • Normally Aβ is a soluble peptide but can be misfolded to form toxic oligomeric Aβ and fibrillar Aβ, causing amyloid deposits and cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA). (springer.com)
  • Aβ is the main component of amyloid deposits in Alzheimer disease (AD) and its aggregation into oligomers, protofibrils and fibrils is considered a seminal event in the pathogenesis of AD. (elsevier.com)
  • Aβ with C-terminus at residue 42 is the most abundant species in parenchymal deposits, whereas Aβ with C-terminus at residue 40 predominates in the amyloid of the walls of large vessels. (elsevier.com)
  • In contrast, genetic prion diseases usually display prolonged clinical course, variable spongiform degeneration, variation in the molecular size of PrP detected in disease-associated deposits, and presence of abnormal PrP in an amyloid form. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In the most severe stages of CAA, the amyloid deposits cause breakdown of the blood vessel wall with resultant hemorrhage. (patientcareonline.com)
  • Differential relationships of reactive astrocytes and microglia to fibrillar amyloid deposits in Alzheimer disease. (harvard.edu)
  • Different amyloid peptides in hereditary CAAs. (nih.gov)
  • Beta-amyloid peptides are lipophilic metal chelators with metal-reducing activity. (abcam.com)
  • Beta-amyloid peptides bind to lipoproteins and apolipoproteins E and J in the CSF and to HDL particles in plasma, inhibiting metal-catalyzed oxidation of lipoproteins. (abcam.com)
  • The process, controlled by - and -secretases, leads to the formation of -amyloid and a few smaller peptides (A-40 and A-42). (termedia.pl)
  • Current inhibitors of cholinesterases … (ChEIs) have similar effects on intrasynaptic ACh, but differ markedly in abilities to upregulate extracellular AChE, inhibit BuChE, and influence the fibrilization of amyloid-β peptides. (iospress.com)
  • Indeed, genetic analyses of FBD, FDD, and familial forms of AD support a unifying pathologic mechanism in which accumulation of amyloidogenic peptides triggers a complex pathological cascade leading to neurodegeneration ( Golde, 2003 ). (jneurosci.org)
  • The generality of this phenomenon was supported by conformational studies of 18 different Abeta peptides, including wild-type Abeta(1-40) and Abeta(1-42), biologically relevant truncated and chemically modified Abeta peptides, and Abeta peptides causing familial forms of cerebral amyloid angiopathy. (nih.gov)
  • The pathological hallmarks of AD are the deposition of extracellular senile plaques, intracellular neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs), and the selective loss of synapses and neurons in the hippocampal and cerebral cortical regions. (hindawi.com)
  • Although the amyloid-beta peptide is by far the commonest amyloid subunit implicated in sporadic and rarely in hereditary forms of CAA, a number of other proteins may also be involved in rare familial diseases in which CAA is also a characteristic morphological feature. (nih.gov)
  • Wild-type, full-length (40- and 42-residue) amyloid β-peptide (Aβ) fibrils have been shown by a variety of magnetic resonance techniques to contain cross-β structures in which the β-sheets have an in-register parallel supramolecular organization. (pnas.org)
  • Synthetic peptide corresponding to Human beta Amyloid 1-40 (C terminal) conjugated to Keyhole Limpet Haemocyanin (KLH). (abcam.com)
  • Beta Amyloid 1-40 synthetic 7 amino acid peptide. (abcam.com)
  • Induces a AGER-dependent pathway that involves activation of p38 MAPK, resulting in internalization of amyloid-beta peptide and leading to mitochondrial dysfunction in cultured cortical neurons. (abcam.com)
  • Amyloid is caused by the aggregation of β-amyloid peptide (Aβ) and other proteins, promoting vasculopathic changes such as fibrinoid necrosis and microaneurysms. (touchneurology.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a degenerative vasculopathy that is classically associated with lobar intracerebral or sulcal hemorrhage. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Trans-activation-responsive DNA-binding protein 43 (TDP-43) is a component of pathological inclusions in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and several forms of sporadic and familial frontotemporal lobar degeneration. (springer.com)
  • The Edinburgh computed tomography and genetic criteria enable diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) associated lobar intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) but have not been validated in living patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Hemorrhages related to amyloid angiopathy are usually lobar, but can be occasionally cerebellar. (patientcareonline.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is responsible for 5-20% of brain hemorrhage occurrences, and 30% of lobar hemorrhage. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • In hereditary CAA, genetic defects, typically on chromosome 21, allow accumulation of amyloid, a protein made up of units called beta-pleated sheet fibrils. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The fibrils tend to clump together, so that the amyloid cannot be dissolved and builds up in the brain blood vessel walls. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A second, more likely theory is that amyloid fibrils that form amyloid beta protein are produced by perivascular microglia, or support cells in contact with the brain blood vessel wall. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized histopathologically by amyloid fibrils in the small to middle-sized blood vessels usually the arteries of the brain. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • These amyloid fibrils trigger degenerative changes that destroy the vascular architecture, with consequences that include the formation of microaneurysms, fibrinoid necrosis, vascular occlusion, and concentric splitting of the vessel wall. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • In cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), amyloid fibrils deposit in walls of arteries, arterioles and less frequently in veins and capillaries of the central nervous system, often resulting in secondary degenerative vascular changes. (nih.gov)
  • in contrast, antiparallel β-sheets have been found in fibrils formed by Aβ fragments with 15 or fewer residues ( 30 ⇓ - 32 ) and in amyloid-like crystals of certain Aβ fragments ( 33 ). (pnas.org)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), a common cause of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in the elderly, can also occur in families in an autosomal dominant pattern. (harvard.edu)
  • Familial cerebral amyloid angiopathy describes a group of very rare disorders that are usually encountered as autosomal dominant conditions 14,21 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • Cerebral autosomal-dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a monogenic disorder caused by a variety of mutations in the Notch3 gene, which is responsible for cell signalling and vascular development. (touchneurology.com)
  • The majority of CCMs are sporadic, but up to 20% follow a familial, autosomal dominant inheritance pattern characterized by the presence of multiple CCMs in a single patient. (statpearls.com)
  • Die zerebrale Amyloid-Angiopathie vom Holländischen Typ ist eine autosomal dominante Erkrankung mit variabler Penetranz, die durch eine Mutation im APP-Gen hervorgerufen wird. (moldiag.com)
  • Background: Advances in genetic technology have revealed that variation in the same gene can cause both rare familial and common sporadic forms of the same disease. (harvard.edu)
  • 2,3 In an epidemiological study, familial clustering of PICH was noticed, especially when involving deep brain structures, indicating genetic predisposition to cerebral haemorrhage. (touchneurology.com)
  • 5 The importance of genetic factors was unequivocally demonstrated with the identification of causative mutations in monogenic cases of familial intracerebral haemorrhage. (touchneurology.com)
  • Our results suggest that APP mutations in the Aβ coding region favour Aβ38 accumulation in the brain and that the molecular mechanisms of Aβ deposition in these patients may be different from those active in patients with familial AD associated with other genetic defects and sporadic AD. (elsevier.com)
  • sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), iatrogenic CJD associated with injection or grafting of infected tissue (growth hormone, dura and cornea), variant CJD associated with exposure to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)-contaminated beef, and genetic/familial prion disease associated with inherited PrP mutations. (biomedcentral.com)
  • These include genetic/familial CJD, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker disease (GSS) and fatal familial insomnia (FFI). (biomedcentral.com)
  • The cause for cerebral amyloid angiopathy may be genetic, but it can also occur sporadically. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Distributon and genetic heterogeneity of famillial amyloid polyneuropathy in the east Asian area. (nii.ac.jp)
  • Transgenic APP with the Dutch mutation has been introduced into several mouse lines that model CAA and vascular amyloid in AD. (alzforum.org)
  • The models, such as the well-characterized Tg-SwDI and APPDutch mice, develop prominent vascular amyloid. (alzforum.org)
  • We focus on Aβ42 with familial mutations-A21G (Flemish), E22K (Italian), E22G (Arctic), E22Q (Dutch), and D23N (Iowa)-which lead to similar or identical pathology with sporadic AD or severe cerebral amyloid angiopathy. (lu.se)
  • Tau reduction in the presence of amyloid-ß prevents tau pathology and neuronal death in vivo. (harvard.edu)
  • The Silent Cortical Infarcts in the Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Is There a Link With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage? (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The Cerebral Amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is the leading cause of cortical hemorrhage after 65 years. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Extensive Aβ accumulates in the cerebral vessels, especially the meningeal arteries and the cerebro-cortical arterioles. (alzforum.org)
  • Primary cerebral cortical neurons were evaluated for viability, mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP), and apoptosis to assess whether dose-dependent neuroprotective effects of leptin during OGD were mitigated by the JAK2/STAT3 inhibitor AG490. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a small-vessel disorder associated with progressive amyloid deposition in the walls of cortical and leptomeningeal vessels. (ichd-3.org)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is a cerebrovascular disorder caused by the accumulation of cerebral amyloid-β (Aβ) in the tunica media and adventitia of leptomeningeal and cortical vessels of the brain. (radiopaedia.org)
  • However, numerous treatment strategies are being tested that are aimed at each step of the amyloid pathway-from its initial liberation, to its early aggregation, and finally to the eventual formation of insoluble β-pleated sheets. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • Enhanced Tau Aggregation in the Presence of Amyloid ß. (harvard.edu)
  • Different theories have been suggested for the source of amyloid beta protein in the brain. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • When there is breakdown of the blood-brain barrier, amyloid beta protein leaks through the blood vessel wall, and is deposited in the brain substance, where it forms an abnormal structure called a neuritic plaque. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The third theory is that the brain tissue gives rise to amyloid beta protein. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Griffiths RA, Mortimer TF, Oppenheimer DR, Spalding JM (1982) Congophilic angiopathy of the brain: a clinical and pathological report on two siblings. (springer.com)
  • This article discusses the current status of various strategies aimed at reducing amyloid burden in the brain. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • These criteria depend in part on such factors as the age-adjusted density of certain types of amyloid-containing plaques (neuritic vs. diffuse) in specific sampled brain areas. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • Overproduction of Aβ results in neuronal cell death and accumulation of amyloid plaques in AD and in traumatic brain injury, and is also associated with stroke due to cerebral amyloid angiopathy. (semcs.net)
  • From 593 to 762 dpi, 4 of 8 mice injected with Y226X brain had PrPSc detectable in brain by immunostaining, immunoblot, and PrP amyloid seeding activity assayed by RT-QuIC. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In contrast, from 529 to 798 dpi, no tg66 mice injected with Q227X brain had PrPSc or PrP amyloid seeding activity detectable by these methods. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCM) are abnormally large collections of "low flow" vascular channels without brain parenchyma intervening between the sinusoidal vessels. (statpearls.com)
  • [9] CCM are distinguished from other cerebral vascular malformations by the absence of direct arteriovenous communication and lack of intervening brain parenchyma. (statpearls.com)
  • Amyloid protein resembles a starch and is deposited in tissues during the course of certain chronic diseases. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Diseases associated with FNBP4 include Microphthalmia With Limb Anomalies and Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, Itm2b-Related, 2 . (genecards.org)
  • The young onset forms of these diseases are frequently familial. (bmj.com)
  • Elevation of SAA ( serum amyloid A ) is similar across ethnic groups and is also induced in many other unrelated diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease. (mad-cow.org)
  • This study highlights that having a profound understanding in the underlying interactive mechanism between amyloid and the immune system provides research directions on the opportunities and difficulties when targeting key therapeutic points for the treatment of these devastating chronic diseases in clinical practice. (docme.ru)
  • With an aging population, clinicians are more frequently encountering patients with atrial fibrillation who are also at risk of intracerebral hemorrhage due to cerebral amyloid angiopathy, the result of β-amyloid deposition in cerebral vessels. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is characterized by the deposition of amyloid in the tunica media and/or tunica adventitia of small and medium-sized arteries of the cerebral cortex and leptomeninges 4,20 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • Primary intracerebral haemorrhage (PICH) originates from the spontaneous rupture of cerebral arteries as a result of chronic degenerative alterations. (touchneurology.com)
  • Primary intracerebral haemorrhage (PICH) originates from the spontaneous rupture of small arteries as a result of chronic degenerative changes due to chronic hypertension or amyloid angiopathy. (touchneurology.com)
  • To determine the frequency of rare and pertinent disease-causing variants in small vessel disease (SVD)-associated genes (such as NOTCH3 , HTRA1 , COL4A1 , COL4A2 , FOXC1 , TREX1 , and GLA ) in cerebral SVD, we performed targeted gene sequencing in 950 patients with younger-onset apparently sporadic SVD stroke using a targeted sequencing panel. (nih.gov)
  • Fernandez-Madrid I, Levy E, Marder K, Frangione B . Codon 618 variant of Alzheimer amyloid gene associated with inherited cerebral hemorrhage . (alzforum.org)
  • Many authors have proposed a "two-hit" hypothesis of familial CCM wherein epigenetic or environmental exposure (the second hit) results in CCM gene loss-of-function and may account for the proclivity of these lesions to accumulate over time and with exposure to radiation. (statpearls.com)
  • The principal clinical characteristics are recurrent cerebral and cerebellar hemorrhages, recurrent strokes, cerebral ischemia, cerebral infarction, and progressive mental deterioration. (proteopedia.org)
  • Being laden with amyloid plaques aggregated on their walls the vessels become weakened and prone to rapture, which in turn leads to recurrent intracerebral haemorrhage. (termedia.pl)
  • Late-onset migraine-like aura attacks without headache or with mild headache, also termed "amyloid spells", caused by and associated with the other clinical features of cerebral amyloid angiopathy, often in the setting of convexal subarachnoid haemorrhage. (ichd-3.org)
  • Determining the presence and burden of cerebral amyloid angiopathy is particularly important when planning to start or restart anticoagulation after an intracerebral hemorrhage. (onlinejacc.org)
  • This mutation leads to familial, early onset neurodegeneration involving extensive cerebral amyloid angiopathy ( 34 ). (pnas.org)
  • Abnormally high levels of serum amyloid A occur in attack-free intervals and very high levels at the onset of attacks. (mad-cow.org)
  • Blood-sensitive MRI sequences are important in diagnosing cerebral amyloid angiopathy, and should be performed in any patient with late-onset migraine-like aura. (ichd-3.org)
  • Z Aβ3 coexpression moreover permits the recombinant production of Aβ(1-42) carrying the Arctic (E22G) mutation, which causes early onset familial AD. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This mutation results in the accumulation of Aβ in cerebral vessel walls. (alzforum.org)
  • [14] Familial CCM is notably prevalent among persons of northern Mexican ancestry, an effect which has been traced to a common founder mutation. (statpearls.com)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related inflammation (CAARI), a relatively recently recognized disease entity, occurs in patients affected by cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) [6,7], also referred to as congophilic amyloid angiopathy. (termedia.pl)
  • Patients with cerebral hemorrhages have microhemorrhages more commonly than patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) or infarcts. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is common among elderly patients, and is associated with an increased risk of intracerebral bleeding, especially with the use of anticoagulation. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Cerebral amyloid angiopathy is a frequent incidental finding, found on screening gradient-recalled echo imaging in up to 16% of asymptomatic elderly patients 4 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • Patients with amyloid angiopathy are typically over age 65 years. (patientcareonline.com)
  • Patients with cerebral amyloid angiopathy are usually older than 65 years old, although it may also occur in those who are around 45 years of age. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Cerebral ischemia is the most common type of neuronal injury and is characterized by a reduction in the function and number of hippocampal neurons. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In the present study, we investigated whether leptin modulated mitochondrial function through JAK2/STAT3 in vivo mouse model of transient middle cerebral artery occlusion (MCAO) and in OGD-challenged primary neuronal cultures. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Neuroprotective effects of leptin on cerebral ischemia through JAK2/STAT3/PGC-1-mediated mitochondrial function modulation. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Astragaloside IV Alleviates Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury by Activating the Janus Kinase 2 and Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 Signaling Pathway. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Hispidulin exhibits neuroprotective activities against cerebral ischemia reperfusion injury through suppressing NLRP3-mediated pyroptosis. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Our previous study showed neuroprotective effects of hispidulin against cerebral ischemia reperfusion inj. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Calcitriol alleviates global cerebral ischemia-induced cognitive impairment by reducing apoptosis regulated by VDR/ERK signaling pathway in rat hippocampus. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The primary objective of the Neuroprotect trial is to assess whether or not a new goal directed hemodynamic optimization strategy can reduce cerebral ischemia in post-cardiac arrest (CA) p. (bioportfolio.com)
  • 1992). Lupus anticoagulant and anticardiolipin antibodies in young adults with cerebral ischemia . (clicktocurecancer.info)
  • The primary manifestation of leptomeningeal vessel involvement is due to convexity subarachnoid hemorrhage , which can present with transient focal neurological symptoms (TFNS) or "amyloid spells" 25 . (radiopaedia.org)
  • And unlike some secondary genes in familial Alzheimer, pyrin has no direct physical association with amyloid protein, and abnormal pyrin does not inactivate or recruit normal pyrin (the disease is recessive). (mad-cow.org)
  • Familial Mediterranean fever is thus not an amyloid disease per se. (mad-cow.org)
  • 2016). However, improved outcomes have become to compromise the emerging regressive effect caused by immunotherapeutic targeting, implying amyloid is a multifaceted player in human health and disease (Johansson et al. (docme.ru)
  • Hence, we summarize the current knowledge and advanced understanding regarding the determinant role of amyloid in immune homeostasis, as well as maladaptive inflammatory response leading to amyloid disease and other amyloid-relevant disease. (docme.ru)
  • An implication of this theory is that if amyloid could be somehow kept from forming or removed once in place, it might offer a specific treatment for the disease. (primarypsychiatry.com)
  • 1993). Cerebral small artery disease, Advances in Neurology, Vol. 62. (clicktocurecancer.info)
  • Y226X is the only one of 4 known PrP truncations associated with familial disease which has been shown to be transmissible. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Old age, male sex, Asian ethnicity, chronic kidney disease, cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), and cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) increase the risk of ICH. (j-stroke.org)
  • The condition is hereditary, and chromosome 21 is responsible for the amyloid accumulation that results in the disease. (naturalcurefor.com)