Definition of Amyloid. Meaning of Amyloid. Synonyms of Amyloid
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Definition of Amyloid
AmyloidAmyloid Am"y*loid, Amyloidal Am`y*loid"al, a. [L. amylum
starch + -oid.]
Resembling or containing amyl; starchlike.
Amyloid degeneration (Med.), a diseased condition of
various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an
albuminous substance, giving a blue color with iodine and
sulphuric acid; -- called also waxy or lardaceous
Amyloid Am"y*loid ([a^]m"[y^]*loid), n.
1. A non-nitrogenous starchy food; a starchlike substance.
2. (Med.) The substance deposited in the organs in amyloid
Meaning of Amyloid from wikipedia
of proteins characterised
by a fibrillar morphology
of 7–13 nm in diameter, a β-sheet secondary structure
(known as cross-β) and...
is a group
in which abnormal
up in tissue. Symptoms depend
on the type and are often...
beta (Aβ or Abeta) denotes peptides
of 36–43 amino acids
that are crucially involved
in Alzheimer's disease
as the main component
of the amyloid...
- Cerebral amyloid angiopathy
(CAA), is a form of angiopathy
in which amyloid
beta peptide deposits
in the walls
to medium blood vessels
- Serum amyloid
A (SAA) proteins
are a family
****ociated with high-density lipoprotein
(HDL) in plasma. Different isoforms
of SAA are...
- Amyloid precursor protein
(APP) is an integral membrane protein expressed
in many tissues
and concentrated in the synapses
of neurons. Its primary
protein, and not necessarily
itself, may be a major culprit
in the disease. The hypothesis holds
that an amyloid
- An amyloid
is any of certain insoluble fibrous protein
may also refer
(mycology), a chemical reaction
used in characterization...
- Amyloid purpura
is a condition marked
by bleeding under
the skin (purpura) in some individuals
with amyloidosis. Its cause
is unknown, but coagulation...
- Amylin, or islet amyloid polypeptide
(IAPP), is a 37-residue peptide
hormone. It is cosecreted
from the pancreatic
β-cells in the ratio
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