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B Chain, alpha-Crystallin

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.