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Pentraxin-related protein PTX3, TNF alpha-induced protein 5, TSG-14

PTX3

PTX3

5806

http://www.genecards.org/cgi-bin/carddisp.pl?gene=PTX3

Acute phase protein. Regulation of innate immune system and inflammation. Member of the pentraxin superfamily, together with CRP.

Vessel

false

Secreted

false

Plasma

false

Unknown

false

Yes

IL-1b, TNFa

Unknown

false

Unknown

false

PTX3 levels might reflect the underlying burden of atherosclerosis [1].

1. Rolph MS et al. Production of the long pentraxin PTX3 in advanced atherosclerotic plaques. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2002;22:e10-4.

Higher plasma PTX3 levels are associated with mortality after stroke.

Acute phase, Inflammatory response

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