Population variation in glial fibrillary acidic protein levels in brain ageing: relationship to Alzheimer-type pathology and dementia

S B Wharton, J P O'Callaghan, G M Savva, J A R Nicoll, F Matthews, J E Simpson, G Forster, P J Shaw, C Brayne, P G Ince, MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Neuropathology Study Group

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    The cellular pathology of astrocytes in brain ageing and their role in modulating the brain's response to neurodegenerative pathology remain incompletely understood.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)465-473
    Number of pages9
    JournalDementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • Aged
    • Aging
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Amyloid beta-Peptides
    • Apolipoprotein E4
    • Astrocytes
    • Brain
    • Brain Chemistry
    • Cohort Studies
    • Dementia
    • Disease Progression
    • Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
    • Female
    • Genotype
    • Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
    • Gliosis
    • Humans
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • Male

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