Molecular Research on Amyloidosis in Pathobiology and Therapy
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 May 2024 | Viewed by 113
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Amyloidosis describes a large group of diseases caused by the deposition of insoluble amyloid fibrils formed by misfolded soluble proteins in organs or tissues. The most common types of systemic amyloidosis are amyloid light-chain (AL) amyloidosis, amyloid A (AA) amyloidosis, and transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis, which are caused by the deposition of amyloid fibrils constituted from immunoglobulin-free light chains (FLCs), serum amyloid A protein, and TTR, respectively. Although the understanding of amyloidosis pathobiology and therapy has increased substantially in recent years, molecular mechanisms, molecular therapeutic targets, and molecular imaging have not been fully elucidated.
This Special Issue is dedicated to molecular research on amyloidosis. Research articles and reviews will inform you about recent developments and update the current state of knowledge.
Dr. Kazufumi Nakamura
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- molecular mechanisms
- molecular therapeutic targets
- molecular imaging