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Serum Amyloid P-Component

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.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.049.407.875, D12.776.124.050.730, D12.776.395.690

MeSH Unique ID: D000683

Entry Terms:

  • Amyloid P-Component, Serum
  • P-Component, Serum Amyloid
  • Serum Amyloid P Component
  • Amyloid P Component
  • P Component, Amyloid

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