volume 27, issue 3, P615-625 2011
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-110617
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Abstract: Collapsin response mediator protein 2 (CRMP2) is an abundant brain-enriched protein that regulates neurite outgrowth. It is phosphorylated by Cdk5 and GSK3, and these modifications are abnormally high in the brains of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. Increased phosphorylation of CRMP2 is also apparent in mouse models of AD that express mutated AβPP and PSEN1, but not AβPP or tau alone, where it is detectable before the appearance of amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, suggesting it is an early event…

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