BETA-SECRETASE (P-SECRETASE)

Enzyme that cleaves amyloid precursor protein forming beta amyloid that accumulates in the brain tissue that leads to Alzheimer disease.

BETA-SECRETASE (P-SECRETASE): "Beta secretase was evident in Joe's brain and he may develop Alzheimer's disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BETA-SECRETASE (P-SECRETASE)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beta-secretase-p-secretase-2/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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