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Spectrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Spectrin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.220.980
D12.776.543.850
Unique ID
D013049
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013049
Scope Note
A high molecular weight (220-250 kDa) water-soluble protein which can be extracted from erythrocyte ghosts in low ionic strength buffers. The protein contains no lipids or carbohydrates, is the predominant species of peripheral erythrocyte membrane proteins, and exists as a fibrous coating on the inner, cytoplasmic surface of the membrane.
Entry Term(s)
alpha-Spectrin
beta-Spectrin
Registry Number
12634-43-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Spectrins
NLM Classification #
WH 400
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1966-1976)
Cell Membrane (1966-1975)
Erythrocytes (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1978-83, was see under BLOOD PROTEINS 1977
History Note
84(77); was see under MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1978-83, was see under BLOOD PROTEINS 1977
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/16
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Spectrin Preferred
alpha-Spectrin Narrower
beta-Spectrin Narrower
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