amyloid

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amyloid

[′am·ə‚lȯid]
(pathology)
An abnormal protein deposited in tissues, formed from the infiltration of an unknown substance, probably a carbohydrate.
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A new diagnostic procedure to detect unknown transthyretin (TTR) mutations in familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP).
Unusual self-association properties of transthyretin Y114C related to familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy: effects on detection and quantification.

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