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Mesh term Myelin P2 Protein

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Fatty Acid-Binding Proteins
Myelin Proteins

Description

A positively charged protein found in peripheral nervous system MYELIN. Sensitive immunological techniques have demonstrated that P2 is expressed in small amounts of central nervous system myelin sheaths of some species. It is an antigen for experimental allergic neuritis (NEURITIS, EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGIC), the peripheral nervous system counterpart of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis. (From Siegel et al., Basic Neurochemistry, 5th ed, p133)



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jenkins-FCD Prod-480 9a4deaf152b0b06dd18151814fff2e18f6c05280