Beta-amyloid Protein Definition

bātə-ămə-loid, bē-
An amyloid that circulates in human blood and in cerebrospinal fluid and is deposited into plaques found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
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Origin of Beta-amyloid Protein

  • From the beta sheets characterizing its structure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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