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What does MBP stand for?

MBP stands for Major Basic Protein

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Although produced by cells in a noncomplexed form consisting of 2 PAPP-A subunits, in pregnancy and in the healthy population PAPP-A is found in blood predominantly as a covalent complex of 2 PAPP-A subunits and 2 proform of eosinophil major basic protein (proMBP) subunits (10,11).
Why Mold Can Cause Problems Mayo Clinic investigators discovered that Alternaria, a ubiquitous, normally innocuous mold that colonizes the mucus of the nose and sinus of virtually everybody, elicits in many patients with chronic sinusitis an eosinophilic (inflammatory) response, characterized by the release of a Major Basic Protein (MBP) in the mucus.
Investigators there reported that a ubiquitous, normally innocuous mold, Alternaria, colonizes the mucus of the nose and sinus of virtually everybody, but in patients with CS this non-invasive mold elicits an eosinophilic inflammatory response characterized by the release of eosinophilic major basic protein (MBP) in the mucus.