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Descriptor English: Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Descriptor Spanish: Proteína Ácida Fibrilar de la Glía
Descriptor Portuguese: Proteína Glial Fibrilar Ácida
Descriptor French: Protéine gliofibrillaire acide
Entry term(s): Astroprotein
GFA Protein
GFA-Protein
Glial Fibrillary Acid Protein
Glial Intermediate Filament Protein
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.593.400
D12.776.220.475.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005904
Scope note: An intermediate filament protein found only in glial cells or cells of glial origin. MW 51,000.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
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: Intermediate Filament Proteins (1983-1984)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 85; was GLIAL INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS see INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS 1983-84; GFA-PROTEIN was indexed under NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 1980-93
Online Note: use INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS to search GLIAL INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS 1983-84; use GLIAL FIBRILLARY ACIDIC PROTEIN (NM) to search GFA-PROTEIN 1980-93
History Note: 85; was GLIAL INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS see INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEINS 1983-84; GFA-PROTEIN was (NM) 1980-93
Entry Version: GFAP
Related: Alexander Disease MeSH
DeCS ID: 6045
Unique ID: D005904
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/04/16
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein - Preferred
Concept UI M0009264
Scope note An intermediate filament protein found only in glial cells or cells of glial origin. MW 51,000.
Preferred term Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Entry term(s) Astroprotein
GFA Protein
GFA-Protein
Glial Fibrillary Acid Protein
Glial Intermediate Filament Protein



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