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Glycation of the amyloid b-protein by a nicotine metabolite: A fortuitous chemical dynamic between smoking and Alzheimer’s disease | Tobin J. Dickerson and Kim D. Janda
Article Published: 2003

Type: Experimental and Technical
Funding Source: "We gratefully acknowledge Dr. Laura Pasternack for helpful discussions and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (Grant F31 DA-15973 to T.J.D.) and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology for financial support."
Significance: No Risk Estimate Reported

Published By: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America

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"Earlier research has shown that cigarette smoking is negatively correlated with Parkinson’s disease and positively correlated with the delayed onset of Alzheimer's Disease.


... the onset of Parkinson’s disease has been negatively correlated with smoking".

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