Diagnostic kits for Alzheimer's disease: Alzheimer's disease is a condition that some people show gradually when they enter old age. This patient shows a memory loss, a gradual loss of reasoning ability, and a loss of life. Therefore, the diagnosis before the onset of the disease, that can test the soon appearance of the disease, for early treatment, early measures to prevent or delay the onset of the disease laid the foundation. This kit is a test of whether older people will develop the disease in the near future.
The test is based on the following: With the development of Alzheimer's disease, there is a protein in the human brain called PTP, which also appears in human urine. With the disease Of the increase, the amount of this protein gradually increased in patients with no symptoms yet, this protein has been increased in urine than normal. Test the amount of PTP in your urine to see if Alzheimer's disease will occur.
The gene for PTP protein has been obtained from the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Alzheimer's disease and has been cloned. Antibodies were obtained after extensive expression, making it possible to make test kits for the elderly.