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...
- clears metabolic waste from the mammalian brain, and in particular beta amyloids. Indeed, a number of proteases have been implicated by both genetic and...
- development of methods to make amyloid fibrils soluble. These methods permitted scientists to study the chemical properties of amyloids. Descriptive terms such...
- 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...
- Alzheimer’s disease is believed to occur when abnormal amounts of proteins, amyloids and possibly tau proteins, form in the brain and begin to encroach upon...
- Amylin, or islet amyloid polypeptide (IAPP), is a 37-residue peptide hormone. It is cosecreted with insulin from the pancreatic β-cells in the ratio of...
- the extracellular deposition of amyloids, foldable proteins that stick together to build fibrils in the heart. The amyloid can be seen under polarized light...
- aggregates of proteins called amyloids, which ac****ulate in infected tissue and are ****ociated with tissue damage and cell death. Amyloids are also responsible...
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