Nanoscale flexibility parameters of Alzheimer amyloid fibrils determined by electron cryo-microscopy
Year of Publication
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl
2010 Jan 12
Alzheimers disease, amyloids, electron microscopy, nanotechnology, Protein Folding
Versatile nanomaterial: Unusually high nanoscale flexibility was displayed by amyloid fibils in electron microscopy studies (see picture). This finding is relevant for understanding amyloid pathogenicity and for potential biotechnological applications.