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Tai, L.M., Koster, K.P., Luo, J., Lee, S.H., Wang, Y-T, Collins, N.C., Ben Aissa, M., Thatcher, G.R.J., and M.J. LaDu. Amyloid-β pathology and APOE genotype modulate retinoid x receptor agonist activity in vivo. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2014. Epub 2014/09/14. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.600833. PMID: 25217640. PMCID: PMC4215234.

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