Literature associating ORM1 and appendicitis
Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein 1; Functions as transport protein in the blood stream. Binds various ligands in the interior of its beta-barrel domain. Also binds synthetic drugs and influences their distribution and availability in the body. Appears to function in modulating the activity of the immune system during the acute-phase reaction; Belongs to the calycin superfamily. Lipocalin family.
Synonyms: ORM1, ORM1p, hORM1, P02763, AGP1 ...