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Absorption of Aluminium-26 in Alzheimers Disease, Measured Using Accelerator Mass Spectrometry

Moore, P Brian; Day, J P; Taylor, G; Ferrier, L Nicole; Fifield, L Keith; Edwardson, J

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Although chromosomal abnormalities underpin some early onset cases of familial Alzheimer's disease (AD), most cases are sporadic and not associated with such abnormalities. Aluminium (Al) is a significant but controversial risk factor for sporadic AD, and studies have reported associations between Al and the principal pathological features of AD, senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles. The present study measured gastrointestinal (GI) absorption of Al under normal dietary conditions using...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/89561
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders

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