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1
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What does the APOE4 gene do?

A

Insufficient lipid transport, leads to neurodegenaration.

2
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What are neurofibrillary tangles?

A

Inside the neuron buildup of TAU protein.

3
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What are neuritic plaques?

A

Outside the neuron buildup of Beta-amyloid protein.