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Amyloid in neurosurgical and neurological practice.

Abstract:

The amyloidoses are a diverse group of diseases characterized by the deposition of specific proteins with distinct affinity to the dye Congo red, collectively called amyloid. The amyloidogenic proteins have acquired an abnormal, highly ordered, beta-pleated sheet configuration with a propensity to self-aggregate. The amyloid may be distributed in different organs with a remarkable diversity. Two broad categories of amyloidoses are recognised: The systemic (consisting of the primary or light c...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2005.05.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
159-167
Publication date:
2006-02-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:ab02cdfc-1f5c-4aee-a05d-3ebc738422d0
Source identifiers:
241715
Local pid:
pubs:241715

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