amyloidogenic glycoprotein
(= A4 protein)
An integral membrane glycoprotein of the brain, and related to the Drosophila vnd -gene product. A precursor of b -amyloid, that accumulates in Alzheimer\'s disease and Down\'s syndrome. See amyloid precursor protein.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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