Content of review 1, reviewed on January 09, 2014

Significance Comment

Alzheimer's disease is really a worth research problem. Anything successful in this field would give huge blockbusters and in this paper authors have given us a worth considering potential future directions. Though they are not guaranteed to give blockbuster products but they can give guidelines to research on this hazard. Important thing in this paper is that even a beginner in the field of medical science can go through the paper and start thinking on the possibilities of diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

Quality Comment

This review is worth reading and easily understandable. Sufficient description of different biomarkers, and related research suggestions are good points of this paper.

Summary

Alzheimer's disease is a degenerative disorder that affects the brain and causes dementia, especially in later stages of life. Researchers are working hard to catch the disease in the early stages of its development and several biomarkers have been established in this regard. This paper highlights important biomarkers including amyloid beta plaques and tau proteins. Researchers have also emphasized on the future directions for biomarker research.

Expertise: I am lecturer of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Hajvery University, Lahore.

Source

    © 2014 the Reviewer (CC BY-SA 3.0).

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References

    2013. Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease and Potential Future Directions. Aging and Neurodegeneration.