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  • n. Plural form of fibril.


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  • A-beta normally dissolves after it drifts away from the cell, but it sometimes folds into insoluble forms called fibrils, which stick together to create plaques.

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • Does the blood appear only on the top fibrils, as does the image of the body?

    The Shroud Codex

  • The very top of the linen fibrils of the cellulose fibers of the Shroud demonstrates colorization from an extremely rapid dehydration and oxidation process.

    The Shroud Codex

  • I don't know if Morgellon fibrils are 'live' parasites or just strange protein formations.

    Bees In My Easter Bonnet

  • I don't know if it's the fibrils killing bees or something innocuous they've no resistance to anymore.

    Bees In My Easter Bonnet

  • Perhaps people with a family history of Alzheimers disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis or other amyloid-associated diseases should avoid consuming foie gras and other foods that may be contaminated with fibrils.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • The brain generates toxic agents called free radicals when fighting off infections, and fibrils trigger the same reaction.

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • "If fibrils are sustaining the inflammation," says Harvard geneticist Rudy Tanzi, "neurons will die by friendly fire."

    Alzheimer's Unlocking The Mystery

  • From bugs to brain cells, colon cancers to collagen fibrils, this look at the natural world just boggles my mind.

    Boing Boing: July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006 Archives

  • The concentric sheets forming the fibers have a curvature radius from 2.5 to 3.0 nm for the internal layers up to approximately 25 nm for the external layers, yielding unit fibers (fibrils) with external diameters ranging between 20 and 50 nm.

    Geology of asbestos


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