alpha-Crystallin B Chain


B Chain, alpha-Crystallin

B Subunit alpha-Crystallin

Crystallins, alpha B Chain

Rosenthal Fiber Component

alpha B Crystallin

alpha B-Crystallin

alpha Crystallin B Chain

alpha Crystallin, B Subunit

alpha-Crystallin, B Subunit

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.