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Table 2 Fungal involvement in AD

From: Microbial involvement in Alzheimer disease development and progression

Finding Supported by Model
Fungal structures in AD brain colocalizes with Aβ plaques 118, 119 Human brain tissue [118, 119], nude mice [118]
Chitin structures in AD brain 121, 122 Human brain tissue
Fungi in CSF 123, 124 Human CSF
Aβ as an antifungal 20 Human brain tissue, in vitro
Bloodborne Candida can cross BBB 120 C57Bl/6, APP−/−, 5xFAD