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Substance Name: Troponin T
ID: D020107000

Note

  • A TROPONIN complex subunit that binds to TROPOMYOSIN. There are three troponin T subtypes: troponin T1, T2 and T3. Troponin T2 is cardiac-specific whereas troponin T2 and T3 are skeletal subtypes. Troponin T2 is a BIOMARKER for damaged or injured CARDIAC MYOCYTES and mutations in troponin T2 gene are associated with FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY.
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Troponin T

MeSH Heading

  • Troponin T

Synonyms

  • Troponin T1
  • Troponin T2

Registry Number

  • D020107000