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Serum Amyloid P-Component MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Serum Amyloid P-Component
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.049.407.875
D12.776.124.050.730
D12.776.395.690
Unique ID
D000683
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000683
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
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.
Entry Term(s)
Amyloid P Component
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WH 400
Previous Indexing
Amyloid (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/14
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Serum Amyloid P-Component Preferred
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