Can statins put the brakes on Alzheimer’s disease?

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Abstract

Statins inhibit 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase, which initiates the syntheses of cholesterol and isoprenoid lipids that are needed to provide amyloid peptides for the amyloid cascade. This cascade is believed to induce sporadic or late- ...

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  • James F Whitfield

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