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Title: An evaluation of hydromethylthionine as a treatment option for Alzheimer's disease
Authors: Hashweh, Nader Nael
Bartochowski, Zachary
Khoury, Rita
Grossberg, George T
Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine 
Keywords: Alzheimer’s disease
Disease-modifying therapy
Hydromethylthionine
Leuco-methylthioninium
Methylene blue
Tau aggregation inhibitor
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Online
Part of: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Volume: 21
Issue: 6
Start page: 617
End page: 627
Abstract: 
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a major cause of morbidity worldwide and its prevalence is expected to rise. Previous studies involving compounds that target the accumulation of amyloid β protein have been unsuccessful, renewing interest in therapies directed against intracellular deposits of tau proteins. Derived from methylene blue, hydromethylthionine is a tau aggregation inhibitor that recently emerged as a promising disease-modifying treatment for AD.
URI: https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/5429
ISSN: 14656566
DOI: 10.1080/14656566.2020.1719066
Ezproxy URL: Link to full text
Type: Journal Article
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