DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CRP and hypersensitivity vasculitis

CRP [ENSP00000255030]

C-reactive protein, pentraxin-related; Displays several functions associated with host defense: it promotes agglutination, bacterial capsular swelling, phagocytosis and complement fixation through its calcium-dependent binding to phosphorylcholine. Can interact with DNA and histones and may scavenge nuclear material released from damaged circulating cells; Short pentraxins

Synonyms:  CRP,  C9JRE9,  P02741,  Q5VVP7,  C9JRE9p ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM