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Genes associated with Alzheimer's disease: an overview and current status

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Interventions in Aging, May 2016
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

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12 tweeters
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1 Google+ user
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Title
Genes associated with Alzheimer's disease: an overview and current status
Published in
Clinical Interventions in Aging, May 2016
DOI 10.2147/cia.s105769
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Authors

Mohan Giri, Yang Lü, Man Zhang

Abstract

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease and the most common form of dementia in elderly people. It is an emerging public health problem that poses a huge societal burden. Linkage analysis was the first milestone in unraveling the mutations in APP, PSEN1, and PSEN2 that cause early-onset AD, followed by the discovery of apolipoprotein E-ε4 allele as the only one genetic risk factor for late-onset AD. Genome-wide association studies have revolutionized genetic research and have identified over 20 genetic loci associated with late-onset AD. Recently, next-generation sequencing technologies have enabled the identification of rare disease variants, including unmasking small mutations with intermediate risk of AD in PLD3, TREM2, UNC5C, AKAP9, and ADAM10. This review provides an overview of the genetic basis of AD and the relationship between these risk genes and the neuropathologic features of AD. An understanding of genetic mechanisms underlying AD pathogenesis and the potentially implicated pathways will lead to the development of novel treatment for this devastating disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 201 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 40 20%
Student > Master 39 19%
Student > Bachelor 37 18%
Researcher 29 14%
Unspecified 13 6%
Other 44 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 53 26%
Neuroscience 37 18%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 35 17%
Unspecified 23 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 22 11%
Other 32 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 May 2019.
All research outputs
#806,099
of 13,028,909 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#92
of 1,336 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#24,388
of 263,539 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Interventions in Aging
#3
of 56 outputs
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