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PS2

PS2

(1) An early IBM personal computer. See IBM PS/2.

(2) (PlayStation 2) A popular video game console from Sony. DVD based and introduced in the U.S. in 2000 after great success in Japan, the first PS2 models came with a 128-bit, 300 MHz Emotion CPU. Also included was a MIPS R3000 chip for I/O handling and backward compatibility with the earlier PlayStation. During its reign, more than 100 million PS2s were shipped worldwide.

Significant advances in processor technology were made in the following years, and Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) dramatically increased performance. See PS3, PS4, PlayStation and video game console.


The PlayStation 2
Introduced five years after the first PlayStation, the PS2 added a DVD drive and a more powerful processor. (Image courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment.)
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levels are consistently higher in individuals destined to develop Alzheimer's as compared to healthy controls both in autosomal dominant carriers (mutations found in APP, PSEN1 and PSEN2 genes) and in Down syndrome patients.
Rare variants in APP, PSEN1 and PSEN2 increase risk for AD in late-onset alzheimer's disease families.
The discovery of early-onset mutations in the PSEN genes aids in development of PSEN1 and PSEN2 transgenic mouse models.
Mendelian inheritance of 3 genes, PSEN1, PSEN2, and APP, is associated with an early-onset Alzheimer's disease (EOAD).
038 after FDR correction) group of AD associated genes (PSEN1, PSEN2, APP and APOE).
Preliminary findings from our laboratory indicate that the complexes containing PSEN1 and PSEN2 are differently distributed along the secretory and endocytic pathways.
Ringman presented findings from the first 212 men and women enrolled in the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN), an international multicenter study intended to characterize early clinical and biomarker changes occurring in people who inherit known FAD mutations in the PSEN1, APP, or PSEN2 genes.