Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A
"Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A product of the PLACENTA, and DECIDUA, secreted into the maternal circulation during PREGNANCY. It has been identified as an IGF binding protein (IGFBP)-4 protease that proteolyzes IGFBP-4 and thus increases IGF bioavailability. It is found also in human FIBROBLASTS, ovarian FOLLICULAR FLUID, and GRANULOSA CELLS. The enzyme is a heterotetramer of about 500-kDa.
|Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A
- Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A
- Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A
- IGFBP-4 Protease
- IGFBP 4 Protease
- Protease, IGFBP-4
- IGFBP-4-Specific Proteinase
- Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Dependent IGF Binding Protein-4 Protease
- Insulin Like Growth Factor Dependent IGF Binding Protein 4 Protease
- PAPP alpha
- Pregnancy Associated alpha Plasma Protein
- Pregnancy-Associated alpha-Plasma Protein
- IGFBP-4 Metalloproteinase
- IGFBP 4 Metalloproteinase
- Metalloproteinase, IGFBP-4
- Insulin-Like-Growth Factor Binding Protein-4 Protease
- Insulin Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 4 Protease
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