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Descriptor English: Serum Amyloid P-Component
Descriptor Spanish: Componente Amiloide P Sérico
Descriptor Portuguese: Componente Amiloide P Sérico
Descriptor French: Composant sérique amyloïde P
Entry term(s): Amyloid P Component
Amyloid P-Component, Serum
P Component, Amyloid
P-Component, Serum Amyloid
Serum Amyloid P Component
Tree number(s): D12.776.049.407.875
D12.776.124.050.730
D12.776.395.690
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000683
Scope note: Amyloid P component is a small, non-fibrillar glycoprotein found in normal serum and in all amyloid deposits. It has a pentagonal (pentaxin) structure. It is an acute phase protein, modulates immunologic responses, inhibits ELASTASE, and has been suggested as an indicator of LIVER DISEASE.
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Amyloid (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 22309
Unique ID: D000683
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Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/14
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Serum Amyloid P-Component - Preferred
Concept UI M0001048
Scope note Amyloid P component is a small, non-fibrillar glycoprotein found in normal serum and in all amyloid deposits. It has a pentagonal (pentaxin) structure. It is an acute phase protein, modulates immunologic responses, inhibits ELASTASE, and has been suggested as an indicator of LIVER DISEASE.
Preferred term Serum Amyloid P-Component
Entry term(s) Amyloid P Component
Amyloid P-Component, Serum
P Component, Amyloid
P-Component, Serum Amyloid
Serum Amyloid P Component



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