anti-mitochondrial antibody(redirected from Antimitochondrial antibody)
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anti-mitochondrial antibodyAny antibody that reacts to various mitochondrial antigens; one such antigen is M2, which evokes the production of an AMA present in 90-95% of Pts with PBC, some of whom also have scleroderma; AMA is directed against the ATPase lipoprotein present on the inner mitochondrial membrane
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