Fast and easy detection of amyloid through a fluorescence fingerprinting approach

Amyloidosis is a multifaceted disease group caused by deposits of the misfolded “amyloid” protein in various tissues. Amyloid protein is very unique compared to other native proteins in that it has a cross-β-sheet structure, which gives it distinctive properties, such as resistance to digestive proteinases and transmissibility through ingestion.

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