W E Klunk

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chrysamine-G, a lipophilic analogue of Congo red, inhibits A beta-induced toxicity in PC12 cells
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, PA 15261, USA
    Life Sci 63:1807-14. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The binding of 2-(4'-methylaminophenyl)benzothiazole to postmortem brain homogenates is dominated by the amyloid component
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2086-92. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging the pathology of Alzheimer's disease: amyloid-imaging with positron emission tomography
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 705 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 13:781-9, ix. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood and CSF biomarkers for AD revisited: what's new, what's good, and is this where we should be looking?
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 23:517-9; discussion 521-2. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Uncharged thioflavin-T derivatives bind to amyloid-beta protein with high affinity and readily enter the brain
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Life Sci 69:1471-84. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic alterations in postmortem Alzheimer's disease brain are exaggerated by Apo-E4
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 19:511-5. 1998
  7. pmc Post-mortem correlates of in vivo PiB-PET amyloid imaging in a typical case of Alzheimer's disease
    Milos D Ikonomovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain 131:1630-45. 2008
  8. pmc Carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B and carbon 11-labeled (R)-PK11195 positron emission tomographic imaging in Alzheimer disease
    Clayton A Wiley
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:60-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular insights into neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases
    J W Pettegrew
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Neurophysics Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Res Bull 53:455-69. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging Abeta plaques in living transgenic mice with multiphoton microscopy and methoxy-X04, a systemically administered Congo red derivative
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 61:797-805. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Chrysamine-G, a lipophilic analogue of Congo red, inhibits A beta-induced toxicity in PC12 cells
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, PA 15261, USA
    Life Sci 63:1807-14. 1998
    ..The protective effects of Chrysamine-G may relate to its ability to bind directly to A beta and may involve other post-binding effects as well...
  2. ncbi request reprint The binding of 2-(4'-methylaminophenyl)benzothiazole to postmortem brain homogenates is dominated by the amyloid component
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosci 23:2086-92. 2003
    ..Finally, BTA-1 did not appear to bind significantly to common neuroreceptors or transporter sites. These data suggest that the binding of BTA-1 to AD brain is dominated by a specific interaction with Abeta amyloid deposits...
  3. ncbi request reprint Imaging the pathology of Alzheimer's disease: amyloid-imaging with positron emission tomography
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 705 Parran Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 13:781-9, ix. 2003
    ..The capability to use positron emission tomography and selective markers for amyloid protein deposition promises to substantially alter the way we diagnosis and manage patients who have AD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood and CSF biomarkers for AD revisited: what's new, what's good, and is this where we should be looking?
    William E Klunk
    Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 23:517-9; discussion 521-2. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Uncharged thioflavin-T derivatives bind to amyloid-beta protein with high affinity and readily enter the brain
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Life Sci 69:1471-84. 2001
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  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic alterations in postmortem Alzheimer's disease brain are exaggerated by Apo-E4
    W E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 19:511-5. 1998
    ..The decrease in N-acetyl-L-aspartate (NAA) was also exaggerated. These results suggest membrane phospholipid metabolite alterations observed in AD are more severe in the presence of the Apo-E4 allele...
  7. pmc Post-mortem correlates of in vivo PiB-PET amyloid imaging in a typical case of Alzheimer's disease
    Milos D Ikonomovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain 131:1630-45. 2008
    ..The strong direct correlation of in vivo PiB retention with region-matched quantitative analyses of Abeta plaques in the same subject supports the validity of PiB-PET imaging as a method for in vivo evaluation of Abeta plaque burden...
  8. pmc Carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B and carbon 11-labeled (R)-PK11195 positron emission tomographic imaging in Alzheimer disease
    Clayton A Wiley
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:60-7. 2009
    ..Because postmortem histopathological analyses are limited to single end-stage assessment, the time course and nature of this relationship are not well understood...
  9. ncbi request reprint Molecular insights into neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases
    J W Pettegrew
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Neurophysics Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Brain Res Bull 53:455-69. 2000
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Imaging Abeta plaques in living transgenic mice with multiphoton microscopy and methoxy-X04, a systemically administered Congo red derivative
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 61:797-805. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of voxel-based methods for the statistical analysis of PIB PET amyloid imaging studies in Alzheimer's disease
    Scott K Ziolko
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street, Rm B 938, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 33:94-102. 2006
    ..These results indicate that voxel-based methods will be useful for future larger longitudinal studies of amyloid deposition that could improve AD diagnosis and anti-amyloid therapy assessment...
  12. pmc Precuneus amyloid burden is associated with reduced cholinergic activity in Alzheimer disease
    M D Ikonomovic
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street BST S521, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurology 77:39-47. 2011
    ..This study examined the relationship between postmortem precuneus cholinergic enzyme activity, Pittsburgh compound B (PiB) binding, and soluble amyloid-β concentration in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The 5-HTTPR*S/*L polymorphism and aggressive behavior in Alzheimer disease
    D L Sukonick
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:1425-8. 2001
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  14. pmc Basal cerebral metabolism may modulate the cognitive effects of Abeta in mild cognitive impairment: an example of brain reserve
    Ann D Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14770-8. 2009
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  15. pmc Consideration of optimal time window for Pittsburgh compound B PET summed uptake measurements
    REBECCA L MCNAMEE
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nucl Med 50:348-55. 2009
    ..In this work, regional PiB SUVRs were examined across 9 time windows to select the window that provided the best trade-offs between bias, correlation, and effective contrast...
  16. ncbi request reprint Imaging brain amyloid in Alzheimer's disease with Pittsburgh Compound-B
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, PET Facility, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Ann Neurol 55:306-19. 2004
    ..This relationship was most robust in the parietal cortex (r = -0.72; p = 0.0001). The results suggest that PET imaging with the novel tracer, PIB, can provide quantitative information on amyloid deposits in living subjects...
  17. pmc Characterizing regional correlation, laterality and symmetry of amyloid deposition in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease with Pittsburgh Compound B
    Cyrus A Raji
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, United States
    J Neurosci Methods 172:277-82. 2008
    ..02, p=0.01) and anterior ventral striatum [t(9)=2.37, p=0.04] in AD. No group differences (AD versus MCI) were detected in laterality [F (1, 15)=0.15, p=0.7] or asymmetry [F (1, 15)=0.7, p=0.42]...
  18. pmc Frequent amyloid deposition without significant cognitive impairment among the elderly
    Howard Jay Aizenstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1509-17. 2008
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  19. pmc PK11195 labels activated microglia in Alzheimer's disease and in vivo in a mouse model using PET
    Sriram Venneti
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 30:1217-26. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint X-34 labeling of abnormal protein aggregates during the progression of Alzheimer's disease
    Milos D Ikonomovic
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Methods Enzymol 412:123-44. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E and alpha-1-antichymotrypsin genotypes do not predict time to psychosis in Alzheimer's disease
    Robert A Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:24-30. 2002
    ..The findings support the hypothesis that these two genetic determinants of AD risk do not contribute to the risk of development of psychotic symptoms in AD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein D is a component of compact but not diffuse amyloid-beta plaques in Alzheimer's disease temporal cortex
    Purnima P Desai
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 20:574-82. 2005
    ..Elevated apoD in AD brain may influence Abeta aggregation, or facilitate phagocytosis and transport of Abeta fibrils from plaques to cerebral vasculature...
  23. ncbi request reprint Imaging beta-amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the aging human brain
    C A Mathis
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Curr Pharm Des 10:1469-92. 2004
    ..Imaging NFTs, separately or in concert with A beta plaques, is not as far advanced as imaging A beta plaques and remains to be fully characterized and demonstrated...
  24. ncbi request reprint The 5-HTTPR polymorphism confers liability to a combined phenotype of psychotic and aggressive behavior in Alzheimer disease
    R A Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:401-9. 2001
    ..We recently found that AD subjects homozygous for long alleles (l) of an insertion/deletion polymorphism in the promoter region of the serotonin transporter (5-HTTPR) had elevated rates of aggressive behavior...
  25. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of amyloid deposition in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    William E Klunk
    University of Pittsburgh Medical School Pittsburgh, MA, USA
    Brain 129:2805-7. 2006
  26. pmc Amyloid deposition begins in the striatum of presenilin-1 mutation carriers from two unrelated pedigrees
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Neurosci 27:6174-84. 2007
    ..The early, focal striatal amyloid deposition observed in these PS1 mutation carriers is often is not associated with clinical symptoms...
  27. pmc Impact of amyloid imaging on drug development in Alzheimer's disease
    Chester A Mathis
    Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Nucl Med Biol 34:809-22. 2007
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  28. pmc Imaging Alzheimer pathology in late-life depression with PET and Pittsburgh Compound-B
    Meryl A Butters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:261-8. 2008
    ..Our findings are consistent with and supportive of the hypothesis that depression may herald the development of AD in some individuals...
  29. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and evaluation of 2-(3'-iodo-4'-aminophenyl)-6-hydroxybenzothiazole for in vivo quantitation of amyloid deposits in Alzheimer's disease
    Yanming Wang
    PET Facility, Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 19:11-6. 2002
    ..43+/-0.62%ID/g detected in the whole brain at 2 min post i.v. injection. At 30 min, the radioactivity concentration decreased to 0.40+/-0.05%ID/g, indicating good clearance in the absence of amyloid deposits in the brain...
  30. pmc Whatever happened to Pittsburgh Compound-A?
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:198-203. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychosis in Alzheimer disease: postmortem magnetic resonance spectroscopy evidence of excess neuronal and membrane phospholipid pathology
    Robert A Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatrics, Neuropsychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 23:547-53. 2002
    ..Although AD+P has been inconsistently associated with more severe neuropathology, no prior studies have examined measures of neuronal and synaptic integrity...
  32. ncbi request reprint A lipophilic thioflavin-T derivative for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of amyloid in brain
    Chester A Mathis
    PET Facility, Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 12:295-8. 2002
    ..Amyloid deposits were imaged with multiphoton microscopy in the brains of living transgenic mice following the systemic injection of unlabeled 6. [(11)C]6 is a promising amyloid imaging agent for Alzheimer's disease...
  33. pmc Synthesis and beta-amyloid binding properties of rhenium 2-phenylbenzothiazoles
    Kuo Shyan Lin
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 19:2258-62. 2009
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  34. pmc Amyloid imaging in mild cognitive impairment subtypes
    David A Wolk
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Neurol 65:557-68. 2009
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  35. ncbi request reprint Plasma and cerebrospinal fluid alpha1-antichymotrypsin levels in Alzheimer's disease: correlation with cognitive impairment
    Steven T DeKosky
    Department of Neurology and the Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Neurol 53:81-90. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and evaluation of 11C-labeled 6-substituted 2-arylbenzothiazoles as amyloid imaging agents
    Chester A Mathis
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Med Chem 46:2740-54. 2003
    ..The encouraging in vitro and in vivo properties of [(11)C]6-OH-BTA-1 support the choice of this derivative for further evaluation in human subject studies of brain Abeta deposition...
  37. pmc The future of amyloid-beta imaging: a tale of radionuclides and tracer proliferation
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 21:683-7. 2008
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  38. ncbi request reprint Kinetic modeling of amyloid binding in humans using PET imaging and Pittsburgh Compound-B
    Julie C Price
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 25:1528-47. 2005
    ..This study also showed that it is feasible to perform quantitative PIB PET imaging studies that are needed to validate simpler methods for routine use across the AD disease spectrum...
  39. ncbi request reprint Binding of the positron emission tomography tracer Pittsburgh compound-B reflects the amount of amyloid-beta in Alzheimer's disease brain but not in transgenic mouse brain
    William E Klunk
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Neurosci 25:10598-606. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint Simplified quantification of Pittsburgh Compound B amyloid imaging PET studies: a comparative analysis
    Brian J Lopresti
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Nucl Med 46:1959-72. 2005
    ..This work reports on simplified methods of analysis for human PIB imaging...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effects of lipophilicity on the affinity and nonspecific binding of iodinated benzothiazole derivatives
    Yanming Wang
    P E T Facility, Department of Radiology, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 20:255-60. 2003
    ..These results provide important SAR information to guide the development of novel amyloid-binding agents and provide further insights into the molecular interaction between 2-aryl benzothiazole ligands and Abeta fibrils...
  42. ncbi request reprint Psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease are not associated with more severe neuropathologic features
    R A Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:547-58. 2000
    ..The association of AD+P with a more rapidly progressive course of AD appears to be mediated by a neuropathologic process other than increased severity of plaque and tangle formation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Imaging technology for neurodegenerative diseases: progress toward detection of specific pathologies
    Chester A Mathis
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:196-200. 2005
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  44. pmc Anti-Abeta antibody treatment promotes the rapid recovery of amyloid-associated neuritic dystrophy in PDAPP transgenic mice
    Robert P Brendza
    Department of Neurology and Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Clin Invest 115:428-33. 2005
    ..This analysis suggests that ongoing axonal and dendritic damage is secondary to Abeta and is, in part, rapidly reversible...
  45. pmc Four-dimensional multiphoton imaging of brain entry, amyloid binding, and clearance of an amyloid-beta ligand in transgenic mice
    Brian J Bacskai
    Department of Neurology Alzheimer s Disease Research Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, 114 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:12462-7. 2003
    ..WT mice showed rapid brain entry and clearance of PIB without any binding. These results demonstrate that the compound PIB has the properties required for a good amyloid-imaging agent in humans with or at risk for AD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Development of a PET/SPECT agent for amyloid imaging in Alzheimer's disease
    Yanming Wang
    Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Mol Neurosci 24:55-62. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the new radioiodinated benzothiazole ligand might be useful as a surrogate marker for the in vivo quantitation of amyloid deposition in human brain for use with either PET or SPECT...
  47. pmc Biopsy support for the validity of Pittsburgh compound B positron emission tomography with a twist
    William E Klunk
    Arch Neurol 65:1281-3. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Targeting prion amyloid deposits in vivo
    Marcin Sadowski
    Department of Neurology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 63:775-84. 2004
    ..These results suggest that methoxy-X04 or similar derivatives could be used as PET imaging agents to improve the diagnosis of human prion diseases associated with amyloid deposition...
  49. pmc Measuring target effect of proposed disease-modifying therapies in Alzheimer's disease
    Randall J Bateman
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Neurotherapeutics 5:381-90. 2008
    ..This review covers the current methods and technologies used in the therapeutic translation of proposed disease-modifying therapies for AD...
  50. ncbi request reprint In vivo optical imaging of amyloid aggregates in brain: design of fluorescent markers
    Evgueni E Nesterov
    Department of Chemistry and Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 44:5452-6. 2005
  51. ncbi request reprint Molecular, structural, and functional characterization of Alzheimer's disease: evidence for a relationship between default activity, amyloid, and memory
    Randy L Buckner
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63105, USA
    J Neurosci 25:7709-17. 2005
    ..These cortical regions may be part of a network with the medial temporal lobe whose disruption contributes to memory impairment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inverse relation between in vivo amyloid imaging load and cerebrospinal fluid Abeta42 in humans
    Anne M Fagan
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Neurol 59:512-9. 2006
    ..This decrease may reflect plaques acting as an Abeta(42) "sink," hindering transport of soluble Abeta(42) between brain and CSF. We investigated this hypothesis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Molecular imaging with Pittsburgh Compound B confirmed at autopsy: a case report
    Brian J Bacskai
    MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Neurology, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:431-4. 2007
    ..Imaging revealed marked region specific binding of PiB and abnormal fluorodeoxyglucose uptake. Intervention Autopsy was performed 3 months after the PiB scan...
  54. pmc Using a reference tissue model with spatial constraint to quantify [11C]Pittsburgh compound B PET for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
    Yun Zhou
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0807, USA
    Neuroimage 36:298-312. 2007
    ..For pixel-wise quantification, due to the high noise level of pixel kinetics, the parametric images generated by RTM with conventional linear or nonlinear regression may be too noisy for use in clinical studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Imaging of amyloid burden and distribution in cerebral amyloid angiopathy
    Keith A Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:229-34. 2007
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  56. ncbi request reprint Beta-amyloid imaging and memory in non-demented individuals: evidence for preclinical Alzheimer's disease
    Kerryn E Pike
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Brain 130:2837-44. 2007
    ..The data also suggests that early intervention trials for AD targeted to non-demented individuals with cerebral Abeta deposition are warranted...
  57. ncbi request reprint Imaging of amyloid plaques and cerebral glucose metabolism in semantic dementia and Alzheimer's disease
    Alexander Drzezga
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Technische Universitat, Munchen, Ismaninger Str 22, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Neuroimage 39:619-33. 2008
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  58. pmc 11C PiB and structural MRI provide complementary information in imaging of Alzheimer's disease and amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Clifford R Jack
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Brain 131:665-80. 2008
    ..PiB and MRI provided complementary information such that clinical diagnostic classification using both methods was superior to using either in isolation...
  59. ncbi request reprint Imaging amyloid-beta deposits in vivo
    Brian J Bacskai
    Alzheimer Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown 02129, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 22:1035-41. 2002
    ..This review describes the progress in developing reagents suitable for in vivo imaging of senile plaques...
  60. doi request reprint Dynamics of the microglial/amyloid interaction indicate a role in plaque maintenance
    Tristan Bolmont
    Department of Cellular Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tubingen, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 28:4283-92. 2008
    ..These results indicate a role for microglia in plaque maintenance and provide a model with multiple targets for therapeutic intervention...
  61. pmc The role of biomarkers in clinical trials for Alzheimer disease
    Leon J Thal
    University of California San Diego, Department of Neurosciences, La Jolla, California, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:6-15. 2006
    ..Additionally, biochemical biomarkers in blood or cerebrospinal fluid are assessed. Currently appropriate uses of biomarkers in the study of Alzheimer disease, and areas where additional work is needed, are discussed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Chrysamine G and its derivative reduce amyloid beta-induced neurotoxicity in mice
    Kazuhiro Ishii
    Department of Molecular Biology, Tokyo Institute of Psychiatry, Kamikitazawa, Tokyo 156 8585, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 333:5-8. 2002
    ..1-1 microM, indicating that the mechanism of action for CG was not due to its chelating activity, but rather due to its anti-oxidant activity...