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...
beta (Aβ or Abeta) denotes peptides
of 36–43 amino acids
that are the main component
of the amyloid plaques found
in the brains
is a group
in which abnormal
up in tissue. There
are several types
- Amyloid plaques
plaques, Aβ plaques
plaques) are extracellular deposits
of the amyloid
beta (Aβ) protein mainly
- Cerebral amyloid angiopathy
(CAA), is a form of angiopathy
in which amyloid
beta peptide deposits
in the walls
to medium blood vessels
- An amyloid
is any of certain insoluble fibrous protein
may also refer
(mycology), a chemical reaction
used in characterization...
-beta precursor protein
(APP) is an integral membrane protein expressed
in many tissues
and concentrated in the synapses
of neurons. It functions...
- Amylin, or islet amyloid polypeptide
(IAPP), is a 37-residue peptide
hormone. It is cosecreted
from the pancreatic
β-cells in the ratio
- Serum amyloid
A (SAA) proteins
are a family
****ociated with high-density lipoprotein
(HDL) in plasma. Different isoforms
of SAA are...
- and high blood
pressure. The disease process
****ociated with amyloid
tangles, and loss of neuronal connections
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