myelin-associated glycoprotein

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myelin-associated glycoprotein

A glycoprotein in myelin of central and peripheral nervous systems. Anti-MAG antibodies are detected in 50% of patients with IgM paraproteinemia and peripheral neuropathy, and may occur in some patients with multiple sclerosis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, chronic polyneuropathy or myasthenia gravis.
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Cellular and humoral immune reaction against a variety of neural cell antigens, such as myelin basic protein, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein, myelin associated glycoprotein, ganglioside, sulfatide, and many other self-antigens, may result in a neuroimmune disorder including interference with neurotransmission.