fibril


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Related to fibril: fibrillar, amyloid, fibrillar protein
  • noun

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a very fine continuous strand

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This study addresses the effect of layered nanosilicate montmorillonite (oMMT) on fibril formation in melt drawn MFC based on the combination of the HDPE matrix with PA6 microfibrils.
An amyloid fibril is a large structure consisting of misfolded proteins.
Steinman likens the peptide fibrils to sponges, because of their ability to bind to and contain compounds that trigger inflammation.
This process, known as Crazing, continues until a point is reached when the most highly stretched fibrils will rupture resulting in fracture.
Ahern is involved in ongoing phase II/III clinical trials of Elan's amyloid fibril antiaggregation agent known for now as D005, which is based upon a sugar found in coconut, oak bark, and dogwood flowers.
On August 19, 2003, ProteoTech was issued United States Patent 6,607,758 entitled "Methods for Inhibiting and Reducing Amyloid Fibril Formation Associated with Alzheimer's Disease and Other Amyloidoses.
The fibrils are joined by bundles of tie fibrils that pass from one fibril to another.
The talk will highlight new data demonstrating that oral treatment with ProteoTech's small molecule Systebryl(TM) causes a marked prevention of AA amyloid fibril formation, and a marked reduction and clearance (by 50-80%) of pre-existing AA amyloid fibril deposits in a relevant animal model of systemic AA amyloidosis.
14] showed that the fibril could be formed in PTFE under tension above 19[degrees]C and its diameter was about 1 [micro]m.
The company created the new product BIOLACE Skin in partnership with Austrian firm Lenzing AG using their Tencel Skin fibers with innovative nano fibril structure.
The mutations accelerate fibril formation and recruit normal proteins to form fibrils.
By using a specialized analytical technique called ion mobility spectrometry-mass spectrometry (IMS-MS), the researchers were able to see at what stage of the process Rifamycin SV prevented amyloid fibril formation.
This new ingredient favors the organization of the fibril network by stimulating the synthesis of collagen and fibrillin.
This is the 3rd United States patent from ProteoTech regarding the isolation and use of specific plant matter as potent inhibitors of amyloid fibril formation, deposition and persistence.