beta-amyloid: Alzheimer's disease and brain beta-amyloidoses
This review considers some aspects of the biochemistry of beta-amyloid, a protein which produces insoluble deposits in the brain. These deposits are a specific morphological feature of Alzheimer's disease, Down's syndrome, and senile dementia. Our contribution. to the concept of a soluble form of beta-amyloid as of a normal human protein is presented.