Glucose Metabolism: A Sweet Relief of Alzheimers Disease.


Patients and individuals at risk for Alzheimer’s disease show reduced glucose metabolism in the brain. A new study takes advantage of a fly model of Alzheimer’s disease to demonstrate that enhancing glucose uptake in neurons has strong neuroprotective effects involving improved proteostasis.

Duran-Aniotz C, Hetz C.

Current Biology

septiembre 12, 2016

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.060

Investigador BNI: Claudio Hetz