Chapter 21. Transthyretin

  1. Jean D. Sipe
  1. Ana Margarida Damas and
  2. Maria João Saraiva

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch21

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease

How to Cite

Damas, A. M. and Saraiva, M. J. (2005) Transthyretin, in Amyloid Proteins: The Beta Sheet Conformation and Disease (ed J. D. Sipe), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619344.ch21

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:

  • transthyretin;
  • amyloid diseases;
  • amyloidosis;
  • inhibitors;
  • ligand binding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gene Structure and Regulation

  • Function

  • Three-dimensional Structure of TTR

  • TTR Amyloidosis (ATTR)

  • TTR Amyloid Inhibitors

  • Ligand Binding

  • Post-translational Modifications

  • Evolution