Apo-E genotype and verbal deficits in Alzheimer's disease

D. Xeno Rasmusson, Gloria Dal Forno, Jason Brandt, Andrew C. Warren, Juan Troncoso, Constantine Lyketsos

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Apo-E genotype was not significantly related to cognitive performance in 157 Alzheimer's disease patients. However, patients homozygous for the ε4 allele appeared most impaired on global cognition but least impaired on language measures. Further study with larger samples may reveal that Apo-E genotype accounts for some of the variability in cognitive deficits observed in Alzheimer's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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