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- Pentraxins (PTX), also known as pentaxins, are an evolutionary conserved family of proteins characterised by containing a pentraxin protein domain. Proteins...
- Pentraxin-related protein PTX3 also known as TNF-inducible gene 14 protein (TSG-14) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PTX3 gene. Pentraxin...
- released by macrophages and fat cells (adipocytes). It is a member of the pentraxin family of proteins. It is not related to C-peptide (insulin) or protein...
- the C1 complex, is able to interact with the Fc region of antibodies. Pentraxins, collectins, and ficolins are all circulating proteins that are capable...
- (August 1997). "Neuronal pentraxin receptor, a novel ****tive integral membrane pentraxin that interacts with neuronal pentraxin 1 and 2 and taipoxin-****ociated...
- Neuronal pentraxin-1 (NP1) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NPTX1 gene. NPTX1 is a member of the neuronal pentraxin gene family. Neuronal...
- Neuronal pentraxin receptor is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NPTXR gene. This gene encodes a protein similar to the rat neuronal pentraxin receptor...
- Neuronal pentraxin-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the NPTX2 gene. This gene encodes a member of the family of neuronal pentraxins, synaptic...
- distant relative to the "long" pentraxins such as PTX3 (a cytokine modulated molecule) and several neuronal pentraxins. Both SAP and CRP are evolutionary...
- activity of interleukin 1. His team identified the first member of the long pentraxins, named PTX3 in 1997. The discovery was published in a series of papers...
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