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Gene tied to cognitive decline, Alzheimer's identified
11/24/2020

Researchers have linked the expression of the DIgap2 gene, which is involved in neuronal dendritic spine formation, to memory loss levels in mice and Alzheimer's dementia risk in humans. The findings, published in Cell Reports, show that reduced DIgap2 levels observed among people with quicker cognitive decline and worse cognitive health before their death.

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