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C-reactive protein (CRP) in haemolymph of a mollusc, Achatina fulica Bowdich.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2253974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
C-reactive protein (CRP) was found to be one of the major components of the haemolymph of A. fulica with a normal level of approximately 2 mg CRP/ml haemolymph. Immunological cross-reactivity was found between CRP from A. fulica, a mollusc and Limulus polyphemus, an arthropod. The present finding demonstrates the evolutionary significance of C-reactive protein.
A Agrawal; S Mitra; N Ghosh; S Bhattacharya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of experimental biology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0019-5189     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J. Exp. Biol.     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-22     Completed Date:  1991-01-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0233411     Medline TA:  Indian J Exp Biol     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  788-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India.
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MeSH Terms
C-Reactive Protein / analysis*,  immunology
Cross Reactions
Hemolymph / chemistry*
Horseshoe Crabs / immunology
Mollusca / analysis*,  immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
9007-41-4/C-Reactive Protein

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