Chapter 1. Amyloidosis and Amyloid Proteins: Brief History and Definitions

  1. Jean D. Sipe
  1. Per Westermark

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch1

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

How to Cite

Westermark, P. (2005) Amyloidosis and Amyloid Proteins: Brief History and Definitions, in Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease (ed J. D. Sipe), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 8406 North Brook Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814-2615, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310722

Online ISBN: 9783527619344

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • amyloidosis;
  • proteins;
  • biochemistry;
  • transthyretin;
  • alzheimer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early History

  • Amyloid Proteins-Modern History

  • Classification of Amyloid Diseases

  • What is Amyloid?