This Week in Cell

A systems biology-based analysis of postmortem brain samples from individuals with late-onset Alzheimer's disease suggests a microglial cell and immune function-related network may contribute to the disease. In Cell, researchers from the US, Iceland, and elsewhere looked at gene expression patterns in 1,647 postmortem brain samples from 549 genotyped individuals, including 376 individuals with late-onset Alzheimer's disease and 173 dementia-free control individuals.

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