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Amyloid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amyloid
Tree Number(s)
D05.500.049
D12.776.049
Unique ID
D000682
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000682
Annotation
PLAQUE, AMYLOID is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Amyloid Fibril
Amyloid Fibrils
Amyloid Substance
Registry Number
0
See Also
Amyloidosis
Public MeSH Note
68; was AMYLOID SUBSTANCE 1963-67
Online Note
use AMYLOID to search AMYLOID SUBSTANCE 1966-67 (as Cat C heading)
History Note
68; was AMYLOID SUBSTANCE 1963-67 (Cat C heading only 1966-67, Cat A heading only 1963-64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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