Untangling the pathophysio-chemistry of β-amyloid

M. P. Mattson

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Analyses of the Alzheimer's disease β-amyloid peptide are revealing the chemical basis for its propensity to form insoluble neurotoxic fibrils and suggest an intriguing link between the free radical theory of neurodegenerative disorders and the chemistry of amyloidogenic peptides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)926-928
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Structural Biology


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