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Disease Protein Aggregation, Pathological

Name Protein Aggregation, Pathological
Synonyms Aggregation, Pathological Protein | Pathological Protein Aggregation
Definition A biochemical phenomenon in which misfolded proteins aggregate either intra- or extracellularly. Triggered by factors such as MUTATION, POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS, and environmental stress, it is generally associated with ALZHEIMER DISEASE; PARKINSON DISEASE; HUNTINGTON DISEASE; and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D066263

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