AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN (APP)

a protein that, when severed by many enzymes, generates beta-amyloid. Build-up of beta-amyloid in the human brain is deemed to cause Alzheimer

AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN (APP): "Amyloid precursor protein stems from the division of various enzymes in the brain that's full functions have yet to be understood."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN (APP)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/amyloid-precursor-protein-app/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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