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Substance Name: Spectrin
RN: 12634-43-4


  • A high molecular weight (220-250 kDa) water-soluble protein which can be extracted from erythrocyte ghosts in low ionic strength buffers. The protein contains no lipids or carbohydrates, is the predominant species of peripheral erythrocyte membrane proteins, and exists as a fibrous coating on the inner, cytoplasmic surface of the membrane.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Spectrin

MeSH Heading

  • Spectrin

Systematic Name

  • Spectrins

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12634-43-4

System Generated Number

  • 0012634434