Brain Sections of Alzheimer's Mice before (Left) and after (Right) Treatment with Nicotinamide Ribos (image) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Share Print E-Mail Caption Whole-brain hemisphere sections of Alzheimer's mice, the model APP/PSEN1, before and after treatment with the NAD+ booster Nicotinamide riboside (NR). The beta-amyloid plaque content in the brain of the APP/PSEN1 mice (left), clearly visible by Thioflavin S staining in green color and associated to brain damage during the disease, is reduced after 10 weeks treatment with NR (right). Credit Vincenzo Sorrentino, Mario Romani, Francesca Potenza/EPFL. Usage Restrictions Media purposes only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.