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alpha-Crystallin B Chain

"alpha-Crystallin B Chain" 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.

One of the alpha crystallin subunits. In addition to being expressed in the lens (LENS, CRYSTALLINE), alpha-crystallin B chain has been found in a variety of tissues such as HEART; BRAIN; MUSCLE; and KIDNEY. Accumulation of the protein in the brain is associated with NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES such as CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB SYNDROME and ALEXANDER DISEASE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "alpha-Crystallin B Chain" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "alpha-Crystallin B Chain" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2008
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