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Presenilin gene mutations promote the breakdown of APP, leading to increased production of harmful beta-amyloid.
Certain mutations in the presenilin genes (PS1 and PS2) cause the most common type of familial early-onset AD (FAD).
18,19) There is little question that the amyloid hypothesis explains the disease in families with mutations of the amyloid precursor protein and the presenilin genes, however, there are questions if the same process is at play in the typical Alzheimer's patient.
There's no doubt at all that the amyloid hypothesis explains the disease in families with mutations of the amyloid precursor protein and presenilin genes.
Over 85 point mutations in the presenilin genes, PS1 and PS2, are known to cause early onset Alzheimer's Disease with 100% penetrance.