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Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor

"Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A single-pass type I membrane protein. It is cleaved by AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN SECRETASES to produce peptides of varying amino acid lengths. A 39-42 amino acid peptide, AMYLOID BETA-PEPTIDES is a principal component of the extracellular amyloid in SENILE PLAQUES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 659 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 39 publications in 2006
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