refers to a protein that may help break down beta-amyloid. Individuals carrying a ApoE4 allele, are statistically more likely to develop Alzheimer

APOLIPOPROTEIN E (APOE): "A person carrying an apolipoprotein E allele are statistically more likely than non-carriers to suffer conditions that damage the nervous system later. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APOLIPOPROTEIN E (APOE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/apolipoprotein-e-apoe/ (accessed May 8, 2021).