Virchows Archiv B

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 225–228 | Cite as

Amyloid P component — A special type of collagen?

  • H. -M. Schneider
  • M. Loos
Short Communication


The localization of amyloid P-components is demonstrated by immunofluorescence microscopy in normal human tissue (kidney, spleen, liver). The relation to collagen and to amyloidosis is discussed.

Key words

Amyloid P-component Collagen 


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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. -M. Schneider
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Loos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PathologyUniversity of MainzFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institute of Medical MicrobiologyUniversity of MainzFederal Republic of Germany

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