Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Amyloid Diseases

Edited by Dmitry Kurouski

Texas A&M University

Neurodegenerative diseases are severe, rapidly developing, and currently incurable conditions that result in progressive degeneration and the death of neurons. This causes dementia, movement problems, and essentially loss of personal identity. Amyloids attempts to answer the following questions: (1) why do we develop these severe neurodegenerative diseases? (2) what histological and physiological changes are observed upon development and progression of these diseases? and (3) how can we treat amyloid-associated diseases?

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Amyloid DiseasesEdited by Dmitry Kurouski

Published: August 7th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73821

ISBN: 978-1-78985-382-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-381-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-132-7

Copyright year: 2019

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1942 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. The Clinical Spectrum of Amyloidosis

By Aswanth Reddy, Enrique Ballesteros and Jonathan Scott Harrison

169

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2. Amyloidosis: Systems-Based Therapies

By Eileen Ly, Anu Stephen, Yasmeen Alhomsy, Asal Homayouni, Joshua Fisher, Kayla Sheehan, Prashanth Venkataraman, Quinto Gesiotto, Matthew Habib and Matthew Zabel

23

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3. The Role of Inflammation in Amyloid Diseases

By Estefania P. Azevedo and Debora Foguel

181

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4. Pathologic Findings of Amyloidosis: Recent Advances

By Moon Joo Kim, Donghwa Baek, Luan Truong and Jae Y. Ro

162

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5. Renal Amyloidosis

By Elena Zakharova

131

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6. Neurological Manifestations of Transthyretin-Related Amyloidosis

By Kourosh Rezania and Laleh Saadat

172

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7. Serum Amyloid A and Immunomodulation

By Yu Fan, Chi Teng Vong and Richard D. Ye

184

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8. Neuropathology of Traumatic Brain Injury and Its Role in the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Sonia Villapol

306

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9. Inhibition of Protein Fibrillation by Hydrogen Sulfide1

By Manuel F. Rosario-Alomar, Tatiana Quiñones-Ruiz, Dmitry Kurouski, Valentin Sereda, Eduardo DeBarros-Ferreira, Lorraine De Jesús-Kim, Samuel Hernández-Rivera, Dmitri V. Zagorevski, Leishla M. Cruz-Collazo, Igor K. Lednev and Juan López-Garriga

126

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10. Pathophysiology of Amyloid Fibril Formation

By George H. Sack Jr.

105

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11. Neuroprotective Function of Non-Proteolytic Amyloid-β Chaperones in Alzheimer’s Disease

By Bhargy Sharma and Konstantin Pervushin

165

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12. Diabetes Mellitus and Amyloid Beta Protein Pathology in Dementia

By Teresa Ponce-López, Andrew Michael Sorsby-Vargas, Alma Patricia Bocanegra-López, José Luna-Muñoz, Miguel Angel Ontiveros-Torres, Ignacio Villanueva-Fierro, Parménides Guadarrama-Ortiz and Alejandra Martínez-Maldonado

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