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PTX3  -  pentraxin 3, long

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of PTX3

  • Sequence analysis shows that PPTX is a member of the long pentraxin family, is 53% identical to mouse PTX3, and has a signal peptide at the N terminus [1].


  1. A secretory-type protein, containing a pentraxin domain, interacts with an A-type K+ channel. Duzhyy, D., Harvey, M., Sokolowski, B. J. Biol. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
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