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PubChem Substance
Name: Staphylococcal Protein A
PubChem Substance ID: 3789213
Description: A protein present in the cell wall of most Staphylococcus aureus strains. The protein selectively binds to the Fc region of human normal and myeloma-derived IMMUNOGLOBULIN G. It elicits antibody activity and may cause hypersensitivity reactions due to histamine release; has also been used as cell surface antigen marker and in the clinical assessment of B lymphocyte function.
Synonyms:
91932-65-9; CCRIS 4112; Protein A (Staphylococcus aureus strain Cowan I); Protein A; EINECS 295-242-9