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Ankyrins

"Ankyrins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A family of membrane-associated proteins responsible for the attachment of the cytoskeleton. Erythrocyte-related isoforms of ankyrin attach the SPECTRIN cytoskeleton to a transmembrane protein (ANION EXCHANGE PROTEIN 1, ERYTHROCYTE) in the erythrocyte plasma membrane. Brain-related isoforms of ankyrin also exist.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ankyrins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ankyrins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 79 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1990 and 2012
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