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Native state is fortunate trap in the journey of protein to its destination, fibril state

20:00 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(Bentham Science Publishers) Arranging into well-organized fibrillar aggregate, commonly known as amyloid fibril is an inherent property of any polypeptide chain. Amyloid fibrils are associated with a number of severe human pathologies like the Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes and many more. This review article includes the recent studies of identification and characterization of possible conformations of proteins which can act as aggregation precursor state (APS).

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