Familial and Senile Amyloidosis Caused by Transthyretin

Steven R. Zeldenrust, Merrill D. Benson

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15 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProtein Misfolding Diseases
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent and Emerging Principles and Therapies
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9780471799283
StatePublished - Jul 2 2010


  • Familial and senile amyloidosis - caused by transthyretin
  • Goal of treatment for forms of systemic amyloidosis - reducing or removing supply of precursor protein
  • Transthyretin-associated amyloidosis (ATTR) and senile systemic amyloidosis (SSA) - different forms of systemic amyloidosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Zeldenrust, S. R., & Benson, M. D. (2010). Familial and Senile Amyloidosis Caused by Transthyretin. In Protein Misfolding Diseases: Current and Emerging Principles and Therapies (pp. 795-815). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470572702.ch36