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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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2-4 AA amyloid has been described in association with systemic inflammatory and infectious conditions.
Classification of amyloids Designation Subunit protein AA Amyloid A A beta-2M Beta-2 microglobulin AE Calcitonin AF Transthyretin (prealbumin) AL Ig light chain kappa or lambda CAA A4 or beta IAA Atrial natriuretic factor IAPP Islet polypeptide SSA Transthyretin Designation Common name AA Secondary amyloid; familial Mediterranean fever A beta-2M Dialysis amyloid AE Medullary thyroid cancer AF Familial amyloid AL Primary amyloid; myeloma-associated amyloid CAA Cerebral amyloid IAA Atrial amyloid IAPP Amyloid of type 2 diabetes SSA Senile cardiac (systemic) amyloid Table 3.
Snow's presentation is: "Marked Removal and Clearance of AA Amyloid Deposits in Target Organs (Kidney, Liver and Spleen) by the Small Molecule Systebryl(TM) Following Oral Administration: A Potential Break-through Drug for the Treatment of Systemic AA Amyloidosis.
There is evidence that AA amyloid formation can be triggered by other types of amyloid molecule, leading to speculation that amyloid fibrils found in the environment and food could cross-seed amyloid formation in the body or brain.
Renal AA amyloid deposition is found in varying degrees between the glomeruli, blood vessels, and interstitium.