presenilin
pre·sen·il·in prē-.se-'nil-ən n any of several proteins of cell membranes that are believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease

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pre·se·nil·in (pre″sə-nilґin) see under gene.

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  • Presenilin — protein Name=presenilin 1 (Alzheimer disease 3) caption= width= HGNCid=9508 Symbol=PSEN1 AltSymbols=AD3 EntrezGene=5663 OMIM=104311 RefSeq=NM 000021 UniProt=P49768 PDB= ECnumber= Chromosome=14 Arm=q Band=24.3 LocusSupplementaryData=protein… …   Wikipedia

  • presenilin — noun Any of a class of transmembrane proteins …   Wiktionary

  • presenilin gene — either of two genes, PSEN1 (locus: 14q24.3) and PSEN2 (locus: 1q31 q42), encoding similar polypeptides found in many cell types both within and outside the brain and involved in cellular lipid metabolism; mutations are associated with early onset …   Medical dictionary

  • PSEN1 — Presenilin 1 (Alzheimer disease 3), also known as PSEN1, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = Alzheimer s disease (AD) patients with an inherited form of the disease carry mutations in the presenilin proteins (PSEN1; PSEN2) …   Wikipedia

  • PSEN2 — Presenilin 2 (Alzheimer disease 4), also known as PSEN2, is a human gene. PBB Summary section title = summary text = Alzheimer s disease (AD) patients with an inherited form of the disease carry mutations in the presenilin proteins (PSEN1; PSEN2) …   Wikipedia

  • PEN-2 — presenilin enhancer 2 homolog (C. elegans) Identifiers Symbol PSENEN Entrez 55851 HUGO …   Wikipedia

  • PARL — Presenilin associated, rhomboid like Identifiers Symbols PARL; PSARL; PSARL1; PSENIP2; RHBDS1 External IDs …   Wikipedia

  • Пресенилин-1 — presenilin 1 (Alzheimer disease 3) Обозначения Символы PSEN1; AD3 Entrez Gene …   Википедия

  • Пресенилин-2 — presenilin 2 (Alzheimer disease 4) Обозначения Символы PSEN2; AD4 Entrez Gene …   Википедия

  • PSEN1 — presenilin 1 gene …   Medical dictionary

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