We've got 1 shorthand »

Acronyms that contain the term p-glycoproteins

What does p-glycoproteins mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: p-glycoproteins.

Filter by: Sort by:PopularityAlphabeticallyCategory





Variant surface glycoproteins

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

Rate it:

What does p-glycoproteins mean?

A subfamily of transmembrane proteins from the superfamily of ATP-BINDING CASSETTE TRANSPORTERS that are closely related in sequence to P-GLYCOPROTEIN. When overexpressed, they function as ATP-dependent efflux pumps able to extrude lipophilic drugs, especially ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS, from cells causing multidrug resistance (DRUG RESISTANCE, MULTIPLE). Although P-Glycoproteins share functional similarities to MULTIDRUG RESISTANCE-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS they are two distinct subclasses of ATP-BINDING CASSETTE TRANSPORTERS, and have little sequence homology.

see more »

Know what is p-glycoproteins? Got another good explanation for p-glycoproteins? Don't keep it to yourself!

Still can't find the acronym definition you were looking for? Use our Power Search technology to look for more unique definitions from across the web!


"p-glycoproteins." Abbreviations.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 18 Nov. 2017. <http://www.abbreviations.com/p-glycoproteins>.


Share an image of p-glycoproteins