Therapeutics Against Amyloidosis

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M. Holubová and M. Hrubý

Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague

Keywords: amyloidosis, amyloid, Alzheimer's disease

 

The first part of this review deals briefly with the concept of amyloid, which is associated with the group of diseases called amyloidoses. The second section brings a brief overview of current clinically used therapeutics for selected types of amyloidoses. In the last section, examples are described of new experimental therapies of amyloidoses, which are currently under investigation.

 

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