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Alzheimer's protein jams mitochondria of affected cells; resulting 'energy crisis' kills neurons

Peter F fell_spamtrap_in at ozemail.com.au
Wed Apr 23 07:52:54 EST 2003


These days it has become fair to speculate that the histone code, through
its interfacing with 'nasty' environmental influences, may be part of how
how the expression of genes (DNA codes) are skewed so as to produce
Alzeimer's.

E.g. it is possible that different life-time experiences caused *only one*
of elderly Swedish _identical_ twins to be afflicted by Alz..

As seen in a TV program about twin research. Hence it must be true ;)

["Imprinting" (that specific experiences or environmental influences,
plausibly even had/received by "pre-puberty potential parents", can
influence the "health (and perhaps also personality) profile" of future
descendants (at least immediate descendants), by causing specific changes to
the histone code) can of course be almost surely discounted in that case.]

P





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