20160084_0001
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Stages in the formation of the amyloid fibres encountered in Alzheimer’s disease

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20160084_0001

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3.89 x 3.93 cm / 300 dpi

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Images made by atomic force microscopy (AFM) and transmission electronic microscopy (TEM) showing stages in the formation of the amyloid fibres encountered in Alzheimer’s disease. From small protein fragments, fibrils build and lengthen to produce the fibres (visible in the image) that are found in the tangled senile plaques detected in Alzheimer’s patients.

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