The genetics of frontotemporal dementia

Main Author: Hardy, John
Format: eBook
Published: London Henry Stewart Talks 2014, 2014
Series:The genetic basis of neurological disorders
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Collection: Henry Stewart Talks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Overall characteristics of FTD
  • Genes involved in frontotemporal dementia
  • Pathology of frontotemporal dementia
  • FTDP-17: 3R and 4R-tauopathies
  • FTLD-TDP subtypes
  • MAPT as the gene for FTD with tangles
  • The microtubule associated protein tau
  • Mutations affecting tau protein in FTD
  • PGRN mutations as a cause for FTD
  • A major locus for FTD and ALS on chromosome 9
  • Chromosome 3 dementia
  • Making sense of these genes