Growth-regulated alpha protein

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Common Name:Growth-regulated alpha protein
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CXCL1, growth-related oncogene-alpha (GRO-α), melanoma growth stimulatory activity-alpha, MGSA-α, neutrophil activating protein-3, NAP-3
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Wikipedia on Growth-regulated alpha protein (Less technical, ? quality control)

The precursor 107 amino-acid peptide is growth-regulated alpha protein precursor, coded by the CXCL1 gene at 4q12-q13

  • Specifically activates neutrophils.
  • Precursor to even more active:
    • GRO-α (4-73)
    • GRO-α (5-73)
    • GRO-α (6-73)
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