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Amyloid

"Amyloid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amyloid" by people in this website by year, and whether "Amyloid" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012
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