T cells could be key for early Alzheimer’s detection

T cells could be key for early Alzheimer's detection
Mechanism of action of a cytotoxic T cell like the TEMRA cell subpopulation found in Alzheimer’s brain patients

For a long time Alzheimer disease has been studied mostly as a neuronal disease. However, recently the role of the immune system is getting more attention and its involvement more clear. Recent research has shown that a subpopulation of T cells could be key to early Alzheimer’s detection.

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