Literature associating HSPB1 and Alexander disease
Heat shock protein beta-1; Small heat shock protein which functions as a molecular chaperone probably maintaining denatured proteins in a folding- competent state . Plays a role in stress resistance and actin organization . Through its molecular chaperone activity may regulate numerous biological processes including the phosphorylation and the axonal transport of neurofilament proteins . ECO:0000269|PubMed:19166925, ECO:0000269|PubMed:20178975,
Synonyms: HSPB1, HSPB1p, hHSPB1, C9J3N8, F8WE04 ...