amyloid plaque

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Noun1.amyloid plaque - a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)amyloid plaque - a plaque consisting of tangles of amyloid protein in nervous tissue (a pathological mark of Alzheimer's disease)
plaque - (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
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We also discovered that this senile plaque consists of around 40 amino acids and is created by a short scrap of protein of which the longer original protein has been cut twice by two enzymes named secretases that gather in the brain.
Chronic inflammation can lead to weakening of the blood-brain barrier in older adults, which allows microbes or pathogens to enter the brain, triggering AD-related senile plaque pathology and yet more inflammation.
Beta-amyloid deposits are present at autopsy in about 40% of individuals with CTE, but they are very different from the senile plaque type of beta-amyloid deposits that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.
Neuropathology topics include cellular prion protein signaling, triggers of senile plaque, preservation of mitochondria volume in age, the role of selenite on microglial migration, intensive remodeling of Parkinje cell spines, and activation and endocytic internalization of melanocortin 3 receptors in neuronal cells.
Exciting applications of PET technology," include measuring therapeutic drug effects and assessing senile plaque burden.
In an exciting development, recent immunochemical and biochemical evidence suggests that senile plaque amyloid, CAA deposits, and neurofibrillary tangle amyloid (in both Alzheimer's disease and Down's syndrome) are identical.
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IVIG -- an antibody product derived from human plasma and FDA-approved to treat other conditions, but not Alzheimer's -- has been found to contain antibodies that bind to beta-amyloid proteins, the central component of the senile plaque in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.
Although senile plaque deposition is an early event in the disease, as observed in postmortem human brains [1], plaque accumulation in the brain does not correlate with dementia [13] implying that other mechanisms are associated with neurodegeneration.
Abbreviated "Abeta42," this compound is the primary constituent of senile plaque that accumulates in the brain of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
When he examined her brain, he found in it senile plaques and tangles that are the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, as we know it today.