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Staphylococcal Protein A

"Staphylococcal Protein A" 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 protein present in the cell wall of most Staphylococcus aureus strains. The protein selectively binds to the Fc region of human normal and myeloma-derived IMMUNOGLOBULIN G. It elicits antibody activity and may cause hypersensitivity reactions due to histamine release; has also been used as cell surface antigen marker and in the clinical assessment of B lymphocyte function.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Staphylococcal Protein A" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Staphylococcal Protein A" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2001
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.