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Ambp

Official Full Name
alpha-1-microglobulin/bikunin precursor
Background
This gene encodes a complex glycoprotein secreted in plasma. The precursor is proteolytically processed into distinct functioning proteins: alpha-1-microglobulin, which belongs to the superfamily of lipocalin transport proteins and may play a role in the regulation of inflammatory processes, and bikunin, which is a urinary trypsin inhibitor belonging to the superfamily of Kunitz-type protease inhibitors and plays an important role in many physiological and pathological processes. This gene is located on chromosome 9 in a cluster of lipocalin genes.
Synonyms
AMBP; alpha-1-microglobulin/bikunin precursor; A1M; HCP; ITI; UTI; EDC1; HI30; ITIL; IATIL; ITILC; ITI, ITIL; protein AMBP; bikunin; complex forming glycoprotein heterogeneous in charge; growth inhibiting protein 19; inter alpha trypsin inhibitor light chain; protein HC; trypstatin; uristatin; uronic acid rich protein; uronic-acid-rich protein; growth-inhibiting protein 19; inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor light chain; complex-forming glycoprotein heterogeneous in charge; ambpl; zgc:66321; alpha-1-microglobulin/bikunin precursor, like

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