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APP

abbr.
amyloid precursor protein

app

 (ăp)
n.
A computer application.

[Short for application.]

app

(æp)
n
(Computer Science) computing (esp downloaded to a mobile device) short for application program

app

(æp)
n.
Computers (informal). an application program; application software.
[1985–90]

app.

1. apparatus.
2. apparent.
3. appendix.
4. applied.
5. appointed.
6. approved.
7. approximate.
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The cause of the disease is the accumulation of the toxic beta-amyloid peptide in brain tissues, which leads to oxidative stress, neuroinflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and ultimately - the death of nerve cells.
Buyukserin, "Fabrication of thioflavin-T-modified nanopillared SERS substrates for ultrasensitive beta-amyloid peptide detection," Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol.
Link, "Expression of human beta-amyloid peptide in transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
Davila-Rodriguez et al., "Beta-amyloid peptide in blood clots," in Proceedings of VI Meeting of the Physiol, pp.
Herron, "Inhibition of LTP in vivo by beta-amyloid peptide in different conformational states," Brain Research, vol.
The company said that, drug A inhibits beta-amyloid peptide polymerization and drug B inhibits the neuro-inflammatory response in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI) because of suspected AD.
Reduced VEGF levels within this microvascular fraction of the brain by impairing overall angiogenesis and possibly reducing blood-brain barrier permeability could alter the normal homeostatic balance of beta-amyloid peptide handling, leading to impaired efflux out of the CNS parenchymal compartment leading to net accumulation.
The researchers first created a virtual beta-amyloid peptide that only contained the last 12 amino acids of the entire Abeta42 protein.
Since then, these have been revealed as accumulations of two separate proteins in the brain: beta-amyloid peptide and tau proteins.
The SORL1 gene is a coding gene for a protein involved in the production of the beta-amyloid peptide. This protein is known to affect the functioning of the brain cells (see insert).
Two of the identified mutations are responsible for an under-expression of SORL1, resulting in an increase in the production of the beta-amyloid peptide. "The mutations observed on SORL1 seem to contribute to the development of early-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Disease-modifying strategies for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease targeted at modulating levels of the beta-amyloid peptide. In Biochem.