major basic protein

noun

: a toxic cationic protein that is the principal protein found in the granules of eosinophils and that is capable of damaging tissue (as of the eye) if released into extracellular spaces
abbreviation MBP

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“Major basic protein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/major%20basic%20protein. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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