ANXA1

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ANXA1

A gene on chromosome 9q21.13 that encodes annexin 1, a calcium/phospholipid-binding protein that promotes membrane fusion and is involved in exocytosis. Annexin 1 regulates phospholipase A2 activity and thus may have anti-inflammatory activity.
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Tc-99m-hynic annexin is an experimental radiopharmaceutical in phase II studies for imaging cell death in vivo to provide non-invasive molecular characterization of tumors and early evaluation of tumor response to anti-cancer treatment.
Recombinant human annexin is the core targeting component of Theseus Imaging Corporation's Apomate(TM) imaging agent now under development for the noninvasive assessment of early response to anti-cancer treatment and for evaluation of myocardial damage in acute myocardial infarction and cardiac transplant rejection.
Annexin is a naturally occurring human protein, produced by recombinant techniques, which is the key component of the Apomate(TM) kit.