V. V. Ermilov, O. V. Makhonina
Волгоградский государственный медицинский университет
The article highlights the problem of senile non-endocrine amyloidosis, which is common in the persons older than 80 years of age. Amyloidosis is understood as a multiple-factor process, but still the results of molecular and biological study of recent decades have demonstrated the leading role of the protein precursors of amyloid in disease, which has yielded new, more effective methods of treatment.
amyloidogenesis, age-related macular degeneration, pigmental epithelium of retina