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.

We've found a total of 13 shorthands for p-glycoprotein:

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ZAG

Zn Alpha2 Glycoprotein

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
VSG

Variable Surface Glycoprotein

Medical » Physiology

   
RG

Rabies Glycoprotein

Medical » Laboratory

   
GP

Glycoprotein A Protein

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
RJG

Royal Jelly Glycoprotein

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
MOG

myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
PGP

P-GlycoProtein

Medical » Laboratory

   
gG

Glycoprotein G

Medical » Laboratory

   
gG

Glycoprotein G

Medical » Physiology

   
GP

glycoprotein

Medical » British Medicine

   
PAG

pregnancy-associated glycoprotein

Medical » British Medicine

   
TSG

tumour-specific glycoprotein

Medical » British Medicine

   
PSGL

Human P-selectin glycoprotein ligand

Medical » Physiology

   

What does p-glycoprotein mean?

P-glycoprotein
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.

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