Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating LBP and meningitis

LBP [ENSP00000217407]

Lipopolysaccharide binding protein; Plays a role in the innate immune response. Binds to the lipid A moiety of bacterial lipopolysaccharides (LPS), a glycolipid present in the outer membrane of all Gram-negative bacteria. Acts as an affinity enhancer for CD14, facilitating its association with LPS. Promotes the release of cytokines in response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide; BPI fold containing

Synonyms:  LBP,  P18428,  P18428p,  hP18428,  3929 ...

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