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Alzheimer Disease

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Rachel Trzebiatowski

on 4 January 2013

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Alzheimer Disease Rachel Trzebiatowski
Marcus Morris Gene Targeted Symptoms Inheritance Type Punnett Square Treatment Pedigree Interesting Facts ApoE - long arm of chromosome 19
45,409,038 to 45,412,649 Type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior Aa A a Medication 5.4 million Americans now,15 million in the year 2050 Early-onset and Late-onset Autosomal Dominant Pattern Cholinesterase inhibitors Namenda® aa Aa aa Aa aa aa Aa aa Aa Aa AA a a Aa Aa aa Every 68 seconds, a new case of Alzheimer's in America 115 million world wide by 2050 6th leading cause of death Places to go for More Information http://alzfdn.org/
http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers Work Cited Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia | Alzheimer's Association. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_what_is_alzheimers.asp>.
Alzheimer's Disease. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/alzheimers-disease/overview.html>.
Alzheimer's Disease. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/alzheimers-disease/overview.html>.
Alzheimer's Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=1853>.
- Apolipoprotein E. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/APOE>.
The Facts on Alzheimer's Disease. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://www.ahaf.org/alzheimers/about/understanding/facts.html>.
National Institute on Aging. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. <http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/alzheimers-disease-medications-fact-sheet>.
Yahoo! News. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2012. <http://news.yahoo.com/gene-triples-risk-alzheimers-disease-221910743.html>. Genotypes:
50% Aa; 50% aa aa Phenotypes: 50% with chance of Alzheimer's, 50% without
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