Accession Number : ADP001869

Title :   Effect of Dimethyl Sulfoxide on Precipitability of Bence Jones Proteins and Their Conversion to Amyloid Fibrils,

Corporate Author : TORONTO UNIV (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Pruzanski,W. ; Katz,A. ; Stark,D. ; Lofchy,N.

Report Date : JUN 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Observations indicate that DMSO can alter precipitability properties of Bence Jones proteins and their conversion to amyloid fibrils. It may be potentially useful in treatment of immunoglobulin-related amyloidosis and of Bence Jones protein-induced nephropathy.

Descriptors :   *Methyl sulfoxide, Symposia, Proteins, Precipitation, Heat

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE