Molecular Mechanism of Amyloid Aggregation

A special issue of Biomedicines (ISSN 2227-9059). This special issue belongs to the section "Neurobiology and Clinical Neuroscience".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2024 | Viewed by 291

Special Issue Editor

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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Alabama, Shelby Hall, Room 1009 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: amyloid aggregation; atomic force microscopy; vibrational/IR spectroscopy; AFM-IR; photothermal spectroscopy; high-speed AFM; amyloid beta; TDP-43; alpha-synuclein; amylin; amyloid structure

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue will primarily focus on the molecular mechanism of amyloid aggregation. A tremendous amount of research over the past couple of decades has generated a plethora of information. However, the molecular mechanism that generates aggregates at the initial phase of aggregation is still not understood in detail. Without the in-depth knowledge of these aggregates, which have been identified to be neurotoxic, it is challenging to develop any therapeutics to address the fatal neurodegenerative diseases. Emerging single molecular imaging and spectroscopic biophysical techniques are revealing a new structural and mechanistic understanding of amyloid aggregation that has not been seen previously. We cordially invite authors to submit original research for this Special Issue of Biomedicines.

Dr. Siddhartha Banerjee
Guest Editor

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  • amyloid aggregation
  • amyloid structure
  • kinetics
  • oligomers
  • toxicity

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