What is it about?

The detailed study of synaptic alteration, the morphometric study of dendritic spines and the observation of the mitochondrial alterations in Alzheimer's disease in Electron Microscopy contribute greatly in approaching the neuropathological pathways in early cases of Alzheimer's disease.

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Why is it important?

It is important to trace all the steps of the neuropathological alterations in Alzheimer's disease starting from the organelles and the synapses


The correlation between mitochondrial alterations and synaptic pathology may throw some light in the pathogenetic processes in Alzheimer's disease

Professor Stavros J Baloyannis or Balogiannis or Balojannis or Baloyiannis or Mpalogiannis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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This page is a summary of: What has electron microscopy contributed to Alzheimer's research?, Future Neurology, December 2015, Future Medicine,
DOI: 10.2217/fnl.15.44.
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