Amyloid degeneration


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(Med.) a diseased condition of various organs of the body, produced by the deposit of an albuminous substance, giving a blue color with iodine and sulphuric acid; - called also waxy degeneration or lardaceous degeneration.
See under Amyloid, Caseous, etc.

See also: Amyloid, Degeneration

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This was in accordance with observations in human pathology, and with the results of earlier experiments in which amyloid degeneration had been observed following the injections of living or dead bacteria, or of bacterial toxins (Bailey(2)).
By means of injections of bacteria, amyloid degeneration in mice can be produced in a much shorter time than with the caseinate, of which at least forty injections are required (Kuczynski, Strasser(3)).
RELATION BETWEEN AMYLOID DEGENERATION AND NUMBER OF PROTEIN INJECTIONS

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