Alzheimer's disease (AD)
Table 1 Proteins/genes known to be mutated in
Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) comprise a diverse set of pathological processes involving progressive neuronal dysfunction, degeneration and death, leading to incurable and debilitating diseases.
Many genetic factors have been identified (Table 1), and more importantly, almost all NDs exhibit impaired mitochondrial energy metabolism. As an example, dysfunction of respiratory chain complexes can all lead to different NDs (Table 2).
Therefore, mitochondrial gene expression profiles, biochemical and bioenergetic properties are the focus of research on NDs and are recognized indicators in disease mechanism and therapy studies.
Table 2 Relation between respiratory chain complex dysfunctions and NDs.
|Complex I||Parkinson's disease (PD)|
|Complex II and III||Huntington's disease (HD)|
|Complex IV||Alzheimer's disease (AD)|
|α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase||AD and PD|
Figure 1. Respiratory chain complex (Connolly et al., 2018).
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Creative Biogene offers comprehensive services for the evaluation of various NDs.
You could benefit from our established models of a variety of NDs. We offer comprehensive mitochondria-focused testings and services with the advantage of our cell-based and animal-based NDs models.
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In vivo/in vitro assessment of mitochondrial function can be a useful tool for mechanistic studies of NDs, as well as for the evaluation of (novel) therapeutic interventions.
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