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Synonyms for amyloid

a non-nitrogenous food substance consisting chiefly of starch

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(pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

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resembling starch

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In working out how an anti-hypertensive drug called Nilvadipine works to reduce amyloid protein accumulations, Roskamp researchers realized the drug also had positive effects on neuroinflammation and the tau protein.
Chemical typing of amyloid protein contained in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded biopsy specimens.
Intellect's immunotherapy platforms aim to prevent the accumulation of aggregated beta amyloid protein fragments in the brain that are thought to be the root cause of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's is linked to the build-up of amyloid protein, which eventually forms "senile plaques".
Eighteen biochemically distinct forms of amyloid protein have been identified.
This is the first controlled study that has been completed in the world, testing this theory, based on the amyloid protein hypothesis.
Boniface Hospital Research Centre, have made a significant discovery by matching a single brain communication protein from millions of brain proteins with a diseased Alzheimer's Amyloid Protein.
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical trial results from three studies of investigational therapies related to amyloid protein were presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference[sup.
As a pioneering treatment, it has reversed the brain tangles of the amyloid protein, the stamp of the disease, while improving the minds of patients with some "very promising" early results.
Unfortunately, despite clearing the culprit amyloid protein from the brain, the vaccine did not improve symptoms experienced by people living with Alzheimer s and even caused brain shrinkage in those taking the drug.
The latest tests, in the US, found vaccines can help patients with lower levels of the toxic amyloid protein which builds up in Alzheimer's sufferers, destroying the vital links between brain cells, the Daily Express reported.
Washington, Nov 3 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that high blood-sugar levels, such as those linked with Type 2 diabetes, make beta amyloid protein associated with Alzheimer's disease dramatically more toxic to cells lining blood vessels in the brain.
Prevention efforts for Alzheimer's focus on a mutation that affects the gene PSEN1, which is involved in the production amyloid protein.
These target the accumulation of beta amyloid protein deposits in the brain which are a key feature of Alzheimer's.
Emphasizing the diversity of peptide systems, membrane assemblies, and biological phenomena investigated using in vitro and in vivo research studies in the past few years, this book surveys the latest progress in understanding the role of lipids and membranes in the formation of amyloid protein deposits.