General Information:

Id: 7,848 (click here to show other Interactions for entry)
Diseases: Alzheimer disease - [OMIM]
Homo sapiens
fresh frozen brain tissue blocks of middle frontal gyrus (MFG), middle temporal gyrus (MTG), and cerebellum were obtained from normal subjects and cases of definite AD diagnosed according to CERAD criteria
article
Reference: Bandaru VV et al.(2009) ApoE4 disrupts sterol and sphingolipid metabolism in Alzheimers but not normal brain Neurobiol. Aging 30: 591-599 [PMID: 17888544]

Interaction Information:

Comment The epsilon 4 allele of ApoE is associated with an earlier onset and faster progression of Alzheimer's disease in patients with the familial form of this neurodegenerative condition. ApoE4 disrupts sterol and sphingolipid metabolism in Alzheimer's but not normal brain.
Formal Description
Interaction-ID: 78302

gene/protein mutant

APOE (isoform E4)

decreases_activity of

in AD but not normal brain