Description This gene encodes one of the major intermediate filament proteins of mature astrocytes. It is used as a marker to distinguish astrocytes from other glial cells during development. Mutations in this gene cause Alexander disease, a rare disorder of astrocytes in the central nervous system.   Source
Gene Symbol GFAP Gene
Protein Name Glial fibrillary acidic protein Uniprot
Synonyms GFAP; Glial fibrillary acidic protein and 1 more synonyms used to describe this biomarker that Amplion uses in its algorithms.

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