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TTR Molecule  


Transthyretin Molecule Synonym Name

Transthyretin,TTR,Prealbumin,TBPA,ATTR,PALB,CTS,CTS1,HsT2651

Transthyretin Protein Products

Cat No Species Product Description
TTR-H5223HumanHuman Transthyretin / Prealbumin Protein

Transthyretin Molecule Background

Transthyretin (TTR) is also known as Prealbumin, ATTR, TBPA, PALB, which belongs to the transthyretin family. Transthyretin / TTR is a serum and cerebrospinal fluid carrier of the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4) and retinol-binding protein bound to retinol. In cerebrospinal fluid TTR is the primary carrier of T4. TTR also acts as a carrier of retinol (vitamin A) through its association with retinol-binding protein (RBP) in the blood and the CSF. Less than 1% of TTR's T4 binding sites are occupied in blood. TTR misfolding and aggregation is known to be associated with the amyloid diseases.

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