Microbes : A long ignored field in Alzheimer’s Research

Following points highlights dire need to study molecular basis of microbial role in Alzheimer pathogenesis.


  • Enough evidence in role of microbes in dementia and building up of amyloid plaques.
  • Microbial density in brain of Alzheimer patients far more than control these deposits may produce inflammation during old age when immune system is compromised or haemochromatosis.
  • Blood sample of people with Alzheimer was found to contain┬ádormant microbes, bacterial cell wall component like lipopolysaccride such things are known to cause neuro inflammation.
  • So clinical trials of antimicrobial against microbes may shed further light in novel concept.

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