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Small Vesicles in Blood Contribute to Toxic TTR Protein Buildup in FAP

Small Vesicles in Blood Contribute to Toxic TTR Protein Buildup in FAP. Small vesicles in the blood contribute to the clumping or aggregation, and toxic accumulation of the Transthyretin (TTR) protein in people with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), a study shows. These findings shed light on the underlying mechanisms of

World Amyloidosis day 2022 ! ✨🌎

After the success of the first World Amyloidosis Day last year, we are pleased to announce that World Amyloidosis Day 2022 is coming! 📣 This second international day will be very important for the whole Amyloidosis community worldwide. You will find all the actions of the different countries on the

Extracellular Vesicles Contribute to the Metabolism of Transthyretin Amyloid in Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis

Extracellular Vesicles Contribute to the Metabolism of Transthyretin Amyloid in Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis. In this study, it shows that cell-derived EVs are involved in the formation of TTR amyloid deposits on the membrane of small EVs, as well as the deposition of TTR amyloid in cells. Human serum-derived small EVs

An article from Jaime Christmas, her testimony about Amyloidosis

Read this article from Jaime Christmas about Amyloidosis. Jaime is a caregiver to her husband who is afflicted with the hereditary ATTR amyloidosis disease. Since his 2013 diagnosis, Jaime’s experience dealing with the effects of the disease on her husband and family have seen her go through many challenges in

Help us in our fight ✨

Help us in our fight against amyloidosis around the world. The Amyloidosis Alliance is a group of patient organisations fighting Amyloidosis worldwide. Together we are stronger. We share news, medical advances, and help each other for a common cause. Objectives and priorities of the Amyloidosis Alliance: Awareness - Diagnosis Treatment