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P14136

Glial fibrillary acidic protein

GFAP

GFAP

2670

http://www.genecards.org/cgi-bin/carddisp.pl?gene=GFAP&search=GFAP

GFAP, a class-III intermediate filament, is a cell-specific marker that, during the development of the central nervous system, distinguishes astrocytes from other glial cells.

Astrocyte, Microglia

false

Cytoplasm

false

Plasma, Serum, CSF

false

Unknown

false

Unknown

false

Unknown

false

Unknown

false

-

-

Associated with astroglial tissue damage. Increased levels of GFAp have been found in stroke patients when compared to mimics. Raised GFAP is detected in patients with intracerebral hemorrhages than in ischemic stroke patients.

Cell cycle

public

Neurovascular Research Laboratory - Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR). 2020. Last update: 2018-02-02 14:48:58h.