GFAP a class-III intermediate filament protein. A cell-specific marker that, during the development of the central nervous system, distinguishes astrocytes from other glial cells. Mutations in this gene cause Alexander disease, a rare disorder of astrocytes in the central nervous system. An additional transcript variant isoform has been described, but its full length sequence has not been determined. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cytoskeletal
Cellular Component: 
Reference #:  F1RR02 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: GFAP; glial fibrillary acidic protein
Gene Symbols: GFAP
Molecular weight: 24,962 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 5.96  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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GFAP

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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  Pfam  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  GenPept  |  Ensembl Gene  |  Ensembl Protein