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Descriptor English:   Amyloid 
Descriptor Spanish:   Amiloide 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Amiloide 
Synonyms English:   Amyloid Fibrils
Amyloid Substance
Fibrils, Amyloid
Substance, Amyloid  
Tree Number:   D05.500.049
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   PLAQUE, AMYLOID is also available
See Related English:   Amyloidosis
History Note English:   68; was AMYLOID SUBSTANCE 1963-67 (Cat C heading only 1966-67, Cat A heading only 1963-64) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
DE drug effects EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure UR urine
Record Number:   696 
Unique Identifier:   D000682 

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