A new era for understanding amyloid structures and disease

A new era for understanding amyloid structures and disease

A new era for understanding amyloid structures and disease, Published online: 20 September 2018; doi:10.1038/s41580-018-0060-8

The aggregation of proteins into amyloid fibrils and their deposition into plaques and intracellular inclusions is the hallmark of amyloid disease. Recent advances in structural biology techniques have provided insight into how amyloid structure may affect the ability of fibrils to spread in a prion-like manner and into their roles in disease.

Articles You May Like

Materials could delay frost up to 300 times longer than existing anti-icing coatings
Weird, wild gravity of asteroid Bennu
Marcelo Gleiser Wins Templeton Prize For Quest To Confront ‘Mystery Of Who We Are’
Alligator study reveals insight into dinosaur hearing
Microbes can grow on nitric oxide

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *