TITLE

Accumulation of the Xanthophyll Lutein in Skin Amyloid Deposits of Systemic Amyloidosis (AL Type)

AUTHOR(S)
Bruch-Gerharz, Daniela; Stahl, Wilhelm; Gerharz, Claus-Dieter; Megahed, Mosaad; Wingerath, Thomas; Sies, Helmut; Ruzicka, Thomas
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Jan2001, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p196
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the association of the tissue disposition of soluble autologous proteins as insoluble amyloid fibrils with range of diseases. Citation of the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies; Implication of the systematic amyloidosis; Accumulation of the xanthophyll lutein.
ACCESSION #
5661527

 

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