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extracellular space

Sunday 17 February 2019


- extracellular deposits

  • Example : amyloidosis
    • Amyloidosis is a group of diseases in which an abnormal protein, known as amyloid fibrils, make deposits in the extracellular space.
    • Amyloidosis is not a single disease but a term for diseases that share a common feature: the extracellular deposition of pathologic insoluble fibrillar proteins in organs and tissues.

See also

- extracellular matrix
- extracellular fluid