utrophin
(= dystrophin associated protein)
Autosomal homologue of dystrophin (395kD) localized near the neuromuscular junction in adult muscle, though in the absence of dystrophin (ie. in Duchenne muscular dystrophy) utrophin is also located on the cytoplasmic face of the sarcolemma.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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