alpha-2-macroglobulin


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alpha-2-macroglobulin

Alpha-2-M, antiplasmin An 800 kD protein, which maps to chromosome 12 which inhibits proteases–trypsin, chymotrypsin, elastase, thrombin, plasmin Ref range 125–420 mg/dL, higher in ♀ ↑ A2M Liver disease, DM, nephrotic syndrome, neural tube defects, ↑ estrogen, pregnancy, neonates and children, ataxia-telangiectasia ↓ A2M Protein-losing gastroenteropathy, protein malnutrition, DIC, fibrinolytic therapy
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Active PSA forms stable, 1:1 complexes with alpha-1-antichymotrypsin (PSA-ACT), protein C inhibitor (PSA-PCI), alpha-1-protease inhibitor (PSA-API), and alpha-2-macroglobulin (PSA-AMG).
Pizzo and Gron, which allows us to incorporate a wide variety of subunit vaccine candidates into alpha-2-Macroglobulin (SynerVax adjuvant) with minimal disturbance to the natural structure of these proteins or peptides.
Abbreviations ECM: Extracellular matrix COMP: Cartilage oligomeric matrix protein ADAMTS: A disintegrin and metalloproteinase with thrombospondin motifs MMP: Matrix metalloproteinase IVD: Intervertebral disc PTHrP/PTHLH: Parathyroid hormone-like hormone MARE: Maf recognition element BDE: Brachydactyly type E SNPs: Single nucleotide polymorphisms OA: Osteoarthritis RA: Rheumatoid arthritis CAIA: Collagen antibody-induced arthritis GEP: Granulin-epithelin precursor [[alpha].sub.2]M: Alpha-2-macroglobulin NP: Nucleus pulposus EVT: Extravillous cytotrophoblast GnRH: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
Howell et al., "Inhibition of ADAMTS7 and ADAMTS-12 degradation of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein by alpha-2-macroglobulin, " Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol.
An elevation of 42 % was exhibited by alpha-2-macroglobulin (190 kDa) in patients of valvular heart disease.
The behavior of antithrombin III, alpha-2-macroglobulin, and alpha-1-antitrypsin during ardiopulmonary bypass.
The eletrophoretically 'slow' and 'fast' forms of the alpha-2-macroglobulin molecule.
The interaction of alpha-2-macroglobulin with proteinases: characteristics and specificity of the reaction and a hypothesis concerning its molecular mechanism.
Interaction between serratia protease and human plasma alpha-2-macroglobulin. J Biochem 1981;89:1231-7.
Purification of human alpha-2-macroglobulin and alpha-1-proteinase inhibitor using zinc chelate chromatography.

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