Advances in Alzheimer’s Research
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Editor: Debomoy K. Lahiri

Advances in Alzheimer’s Research

Volume 2

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ISSN: 2589-2797 (Print)
ISSN: 2214-4358 (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-853-2 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-852-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2014
DOI: 10.2174/97816080585251140201

Introduction

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is currently recognized as an untreatable, progressive, degenerative and terminal disease that is global – afflicting over 36 million people worldwide, with the number growing in an unabated and frightening manner. The goal of the series Advances in Alzheimer’s Research , with Volumes 1 and 2, is to provide an integrated approach to AD from basic and clinical research and to highlight the valuable information in order to unravel the origin, pathogenesis and prevention of AD. The aim of this book is to both capture and discuss improvements toward the diagnosis and potential treatment of AD by both established and novel strategies. This book series, including the Volume 2, provides an important mechanism to bring under the same roof a variety of scientific interests and expertise to specifically focus on AD and related dementias. The fullest attempt has been made to disseminate the most current knowledge on recent advances in potential therapy of AD.

Preface

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List of Contributors

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Memory, Awareness and Consciousness in Alzheimer’s Disease

- Pp. 3-32 (30)
Céline Souchay and Chris J.A. Moulin

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Common Biological Mechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease and Cancer

- Pp. 33-57 (25)
Maria I. Behrens, Daniela P. Ponce, Catherine M. Roe and Felipe Salech
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Cholesterol in Alzheimer’s Disease: Unresolved Questions

- Pp. 58-99 (42)
Massimo Stefani and Gianfranco Liguri

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Metals in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Combined Experimental and Numerical Approach

- Pp. 100-147 (48)
Silvia Morante and Giancarlo Rossi
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Increased CRMP-2 Phosphorylation is Observed in Alzheimer’s Disease: Does This Tell Anything about Disease Development?

- Pp. 148-170 (23)
Marc P.M. Soutar, Paul Thornhill, Adam R. Cole and Calum Sutherland

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N200 Latency and CSF Cytochrome C Levels as Biomarkers for Early Detection of Progression to Alzheimer’s Disease in Mild Cognitive Impairment Patients

- Pp. 171-186 (16)
Vasileios T. Papaliagkas, Georgios A. Anogianakis, Magda N. Tsolaki and Vasileios K. Kimiskidis

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Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Beyond

- Pp. 187-213 (27)
Giancarlo Pepeu and Maria G. Giovannini

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Glial HO-1 Suppression as a Neuroprotective Strategy in Alzheimer’s Disease

- Pp. 214-229 (16)
Hyman M. Schipper, Ajay Gupta and Walter A. Szarek

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Music Therapy for Individuals with Dementia: Areas of Intervention and Research Perspectives

- Pp. 230-254 (25)
Alfredo Raglio and Maria V. Gianelli

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Natural Non-Transgenic Animal Models for Research in Alzheimer’s Disease

- Pp. 255-274 (20)
Manuel Sarasa and Pedro Pesini
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Detection and Quantitation of Amyloid-β Aggregates in Body Fluids may be Suitable for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

- Pp. 275-290 (16)
Susanne A. Funke, Eva Birkmann and Dieter Willbold

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Methods for Studying and Structure–Function Relationships of Non-Fibrillar Protein Assemblies in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

- Pp. 291-374 (84)
Farid Rahimi and Gal Bitan

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Thin, Stubby or Mushroom: Spine Pathology in Alzheimer's Disease

- Pp. 375-394 (20)
Christian Tackenberg, Adnan Ghori and Roland Brandt

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Planum Temporale Analysis Via a New Volumetric Method in Autoptic Brains of Demented and Psychotic Patients

- Pp. 395-413 (19)
Petr Zach, Zdena Krištofiková, Jana Mrzílková, Emerich Majer, Pavel Selinger, Filip Španiel, Daniela Řípová, Martina Kutová and Jana Kenney

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Experience and Perspectives of Caregivers of Spouses with Mild Cognitive Impairment

- Pp. 414-432 (19)
Yueh-Feng Y. Lu and Joan E. Haase

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Index

- Pp. 433-447 (15)
D.K. Lahiri
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