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By Gilles Grateau (Editor), Robert A. Kyle (Editor), Martha Skinner (Editor)

ISBN-10: 0849335345

ISBN-13: 9780849335341

ISBN-10: 1420037498

ISBN-13: 9781420037494

This authoritative quantity comprises 179 chapters via foreign specialists on fresh advancements in our figuring out of amyloid proteins, protein folding problems, and new and proposed scientific trials in amyloidosis. issues contain detection and characterization ideas; organic features; genetics; issues, analysis, and coverings, together with organ transplants and drug remedies; effects from broad scientific stories; and epidemiology. it is a important source for clinicians who take care of sufferers with systemic and localized different types of amyloidosis, and for researchers in biochemistry, neurobiology, and telephone biology.

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Diekmann, T. R. Appel 1 Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie (IMB), Beutenbergstraße 11, D-07745 Jena, Germany; ): Heller Institute of Medical Research, Tel Aviv, Israel 2 ): Max-Planck-Institut of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany. com The formation of amyloid fibrils from soluble polypeptide chains represents a fundamental biochemical process in the initiation and progression of the various amyloid diseases. These fibrils occur in tissues in association with a range of chemically heterogeneous substances that includes glycosaminoglycans, proteins, such as SAP, and lipids [1].

Pereira, M. A. N. Coelho, H. Möhwald, G. Brezesinski 1 1 Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Am Mühlenberg 1, 14476 Golm/Potsdam, Germany 2 Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal 3 Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Richard-Willstätter-Straße 11, 12489 Berlin, Germany Amyloid β-peptide is found in cerebrovascular deposits and extracellular neuritic plaques that characterize Alzheimer's disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder of the human brain (1).

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