volume 27, issue 2, P291-297 2011
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-110794
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Abstract: Tau abnormal hyperphosphorylation and the formation of neurofibrillary tangles in the Alzheimer's disease (AD) brain is the result of upregulation of tau kinases. In a group of 729 Spanish late-onset AD patients and 670 healthy controls, we examined variations into a set of 20 candidate genes of kinases involved in tau phosphorylation at AD-related sites (PRKACB; CAMK2A; MARK1, 2, 3 and 4; CSNK1D; CDC2; RPS6KB1 and 2; p38α and β; IB1; JNK1, 2 and 3; MEK1 and 2; ERK1 and 2), to address hypotheses of genetic var…

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