amyloid precursor protein

noun

Medical Definition of amyloid precursor protein

: a transmembrane protein from which beta-amyloid is derived by proteolytic cleavage by secretases abbreviation APP

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“Amyloid precursor protein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amyloid%20precursor%20protein. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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