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Salivary Proline-Rich Proteins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Salivary Proline-Rich Proteins
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A family of proline-rich proteins that constitute the majority of the protein component of SALIVA. Salivary proline-rich proteins occur as acidic, basic and glycosylated basic proteins. They perform a variety of functions such as adhering to the acquired ENAMEL PELLICLE, acting as lubricants and precipitating TANNINS.
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Salivary Acidic Proline-Rich Proteins
Salivary Basic Proline-Rich Proteins
Salivary Glycosylated-Basic Proline-Rich Proteins
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Proline-Rich Protein Domains
Public MeSH Note
2009; SALIVARY PROLINE-RICH PROTEINS was indexed under PEPTIDES 1980-2008
History Note
2009(1979); use PROLINE-RICH PROTEIN DOMAINS 1980-2008
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Salivary Proline-Rich Proteins Preferred
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