Amyloid D000682

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Macromolecular Substances [D05] » Multiprotein Complexes » Amyloid

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Amyloid

Description

A fibrous protein complex that consists of proteins folded into a specific cross beta-pleated sheet structure. This fibrillar structure has been found as an alternative folding pattern for a variety of functional proteins. Deposits of amyloid in the form of AMYLOID PLAQUES are associated with a variety of degenerative diseases. The amyloid structure has also been found in a number of functional proteins that are unrelated to disease.   MeSH

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