marenostrin

py·rin

(pī'rin),
An abnormal neutrophil protein encoded by the MEFV gene in familial Mediterranean fever.
Synonym(s): marenostrin

marenostrin

A 781-residue protein encoded by MEFV that modulates innate immunity and is thought to control the inflammatory response in myelomonocytic cells at the level of cytoskeletal organisation.

Molecular pathology
Mutations in MEFV are associated with Mediterranean fever.

py·rin

(pī'rin)
An abnormal neutrophil protein encoded by the MEFV gene in familial Mediterranean fever.
Synonym(s): marenostrin.
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MEFV provides instructions for the cellular production of a protein named pyrin, also known as marenostrin.
It is approximately 10 kilobases, with 10 exons expressing a transcript coding a 781-amino-acid protein known as pyrin, or marenostrin.