Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor D016564

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Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Amyloid » Amyloidogenic Proteins » Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Membrane Proteins » Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Proteinase Inhibitory Proteins, Secretory » Protease Nexins » Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Proteins » Protein Precursors » Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor

Description

A single-pass type I membrane protein. It is cleaved by AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN SECRETASES to produce peptides of varying amino acid lengths. A 39-42 amino acid peptide, AMYLOID BETA-PEPTIDES is a principal component of the extracellular amyloid in SENILE PLAQUES.   MeSH

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Amyloid beta-Peptides
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