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Ankyrins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ankyrins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.080
Unique ID
D017487
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017487
Annotation
membrane proteins; from the Greek word for anchor with ref to their role in attachment of the cytoskeleton; /‌drug eff /‌ultrastruct permitted
Scope Note
A family of membrane-associated proteins responsible for the attachment of the cytoskeleton. Erythrocyte-related isoforms of ankyrin attach the SPECTRIN cytoskeleton to a transmembrane protein (ANION EXCHANGE PROTEIN 1, ERYTHROCYTE) in the erythrocyte plasma membrane. Brain-related isoforms of ankyrin also exist.
Entry Term(s)
Ankyrin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1979-1992)
Membrane Proteins (1979-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; ANKYRIN was indexed under BLOOD PROTEINS & MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1979-92
Online Note
use ANKYRINS (NM) to search ANKYRINS 1979-92
History Note
93; was ANKYRIN (NM) 1979-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/13
Revision Date
2017/06/30
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