acetylcholine receptor binding antibody

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acetylcholine receptor binding antibody

Abbreviation: AChR-Ab
An autoantibody against acetylcholine receptors in the neuromuscular junction. Binding, blocking, or modulating antibodies against this receptor are found in the blood of most patients with generalized myasthenia gravis and in about half of all patients with ocular forms of the disease.
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Abbreviations TS: Turner syndrome 46,X,i(X)(q10): Isochromosome Xq MG: Myasthenia gravis AChR-Abs: Acetylcholine receptor antibodies [alpha]-GAD-65: Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase-65.