Acronyms that contain the term p-glycoprotein
What does p-glycoprotein mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: p-glycoprotein.
Variable Surface Glycoprotein
Glycoprotein A Protein
Human P-selectin glycoprotein ligand
What does p-glycoprotein mean?
- P-glycoprotein 1 also known as multidrug resistance protein 1 or ATP-binding cassette sub-family B member 1 or cluster of differentiation 243 is a glycoprotein that in humans is encoded by the ABCB1 gene. P-gp is a well-characterized ABC-transporter of the MDR/TAP subfamily. Pgp is extensively distributed and expressed in the intestinal epithelium, hepatocytes, renal proximal tubular cells, adrenal gland and capillary endothelial cells comprising the blood-brain and blood-testis barrier.