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1

Describe the hyaline appearance of amyloid?

amorphous, glasys, and cartilage-like properties

2

CNS Degenerative Diseases caused by PrPsc (new prion protein conformations)

Kuru
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Gerstmann-Straussler-Sheinker Disease
Scrapie
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease)

3

What chromosome is the AB gene on?

21 (associated with Down syndrome)

4

Amyloid deposited in the islets of Langerhans in T2D is derived from what precursor?

a Peptide related to a variant of calcitonin termed islet amyloid polypeptide or amylin.