volume 26, issue 3, P523-530 2011
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-110113
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Abstract: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is needed to support neuronal survival and differentiation. It also promotes synaptic remodeling and modulates the function of many other neurotransmitters. The current study examined potential association between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the BDNF gene (G11757 C, C270T, G196A, G-712A) and Alzheimer's disease-related depression (AD-D). Participants included 336 patients with AD; 128 of these patients had AD-D. Response to 8-week paroxetine treatment was …

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