volume 30, issue 3, P531-543 2012
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2012-111985
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Abstract: Excessive extracellular deposition of amyloid- peptide (Aβ) in the brain is the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Cumulative evidence indicates that autophagy is involved in the metabolism of Aβ and pathogenesis of AD. However, the molecular mechanism underlying the pathogenesis of AD is not yet well defined, and there has been no effective treatment for AD. We recently found that long-term treatment with a butyrolactone derivative 3-benzyl-5-((2-nitrophenoxy) methyl)-dihydrofuran- 2(3 H)-one …

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