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Disease Tauopathies

Name Tauopathies
Synonym Tauopathy
Definition Neurodegenerative disorders involving deposition of abnormal tau protein isoforms (TAU PROTEINS) in neurons and glial cells in the brain. Pathological aggregations of tau proteins are associated with mutation of the tau gene on chromosome 17 in patients with ALZHEIMER DISEASE; DEMENTIA; PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS; progressive supranuclear palsy (SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE); and corticobasal degeneration.
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D024801
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurodegenerative Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tauopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Tauopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Alzheimer Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Diffuse Neurofibrillary Tangles with Calcification
View node Supranuclear Palsy, Progressive Has associated chemicals Has associated genes