Geroscience 2021 Jun 23. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Neurodegeneration Program, Oklahoma Center for Geroscience and Healthy Brain Aging, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 975 N. E. 10th Street - BRC 1303, Oklahoma City, OK, 73104, USA.
There is strong clinical evidence that multifaceted gait abnormalities may be manifested at early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD), are related to cognitive decline, and can be used as an early biomarker to identify patients at risk of progressing to full-blown dementia. Despite their importance, gait abnormalities have not been investigated in mouse models of AD, which replicate important aspects of the human disease. The Tg2576 is frequently used in AD research to test therapeutic interventions targeting cellular mechanisms contributing to the genesis of AD. Read More