Definition of Amyloids. Meaning of Amyloids. Synonyms of Amyloids

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Definition of Amyloids

Amyloid
Amyloid 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 degeneration.
Amyloid
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 degeneration.

Meaning of Amyloids from wikipedia

- as Congo red. In the human body, amyloids have been linked to the development of various diseases. Pathogenic amyloids form when previously healthy proteins...
- ****wski W, Ghoshdastider U, Andrisano V, Filipek S (April 2012). "Ubiquitous amyloids". Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 166 (7): 1626–43. doi:10.1007/s12010-012-9549-3...
- disease-****ociated amyloids. One third of amyloid disease is hereditary, in which case there is normally an early age of onset. Half of amyloid-related diseases...
- show the optical property of birefringence, which is characteristic of amyloids in general. In 1911, Teofil Simchowicz introduced the term 'senile plaques'...
- An amyloid is any of certain insoluble fibrous protein aggregates. Amyloid may also refer to: Amyloid (mycology), a chemical reaction used in characterization...
- Serum amyloid A (SAA) proteins are a family of apolipoproteins ****ociated with high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in plasma. Different isoforms of SAA are...
- Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), is a form of angiopathy in which amyloid beta peptide deposits in the walls of small to medium blood vessels of the...
- aggregates of proteins called amyloids, which ac****ulate in infected tissue and are ****ociated with tissue damage and cell death. Amyloids are also responsible...
- Amyloid-beta precursor protein (APP) is an integral membrane protein expressed in many tissues and concentrated in the synapses of neurons. It functions...
- Amyloid-related imaging abnormalities (ARIA) are abnormal differences seen in neuroimaging of Alzheimer's Disease patients, ****ociated with amyloid-modifying...
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