Biochemical characterization of amyloid precursor protein

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Amyloid precursor protein (APP) is a single transmembrane protein that undergoes sequential proteolysis to generate multiple peptides, including the amyloid β -peptide (A β) - the major component of the senile plaques that are diagnostic hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmyloid Precursor Protein
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Approach
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9780203492185
ISBN (Print)9780849322457
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Neuroscience(all)


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