Gene Symbol: Bpifa2
Description: BPI fold containing family A, member 2
Alias: Bpifa2e, Psp, BPI fold-containing family A member 2, BPI fold containing family A, member 2E, neonatal submandibular gland protein, parotid secretory protein, short palate, lung and nasal epithelium carcinoma-associated protein 2
Species: rat

Top Publications

  1. Mirels L, Miranda A, Ball W. Characterization of the rat salivary-gland B1-immunoreactive proteins. Biochem J. 1998;330 ( Pt 1):437-44 pubmed
    ..Western-blot analyses using PSP- and ZZ3-specific antisera show that, of the B1-IPs, only PSP and neonatal submandibular gland protein A (SMGA) are products of the Psp gene...
  2. Venkatesh S, Tan J, Gorr S, Darling D. Isoproterenol increases sorting of parotid gland cargo proteins to the basolateral pathway. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2007;293:C558-65 pubmed
    ..also decreased regulated secretion of newly synthesized secretory proteins, including PRPs, amylase and parotid secretory protein. This decreased efficiency of the apical regulated pathway may be mediated by alkalization of the ..
  3. Bingle L, Barnes F, Lunn H, Musa M, Webster S, Douglas C, et al. Characterisation and expression of SPLUNC2, the human orthologue of rodent parotid secretory protein. Histochem Cell Biol. 2009;132:339-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, our study shows that multiple SPLUNC2 isoforms are found in the oral cavity and suggest that these proteins may be differentially regulated in distinct tissues where they may function in the innate immune response. ..
  4. Ekström J, Murakami M, Inzitari R, Khosravani N, Fanali C, Cabras T, et al. RP-HPLC-ESI-MS characterization of novel peptide fragments related to rat parotid secretory protein in parasympathetic induced saliva. J Sep Sci. 2009;32:2944-52 pubmed publisher
    ..with the higher mass (PSPFr-A) corresponded to the N-terminal dodecapeptide (Fragment 1-12) of rat parotid secretory protein (PSP), while the peptide with the lower mass (PSPFr-B) corresponded to the 4-12 fragment of the same ..
  5. Mirels L, Ball W. Neonatal rat submandibular gland protein SMG-A and parotid secretory protein are alternatively regulated members of a salivary protein multigene family. J Biol Chem. 1992;267:2679-87 pubmed
    ..SMG-A and the leucine-rich protein were identified by homology to a major mouse parotid gland product, parotid secretory protein (PSP), and characterized...
  6. Cowley D, Chu M, Gorr S. Sorting of an exocrine secretory protein to the regulated secretory pathway in endocrine cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002;299:98-101 pubmed
    ..To test this hypothesis, parotid secretory protein (PSP), which is stored efficiently in parotid acinar cells, was expressed in the endocrine cell lines ..
  7. Abdolhosseini M, Sotsky J, Shelar A, Joyce P, Gorr S. Human parotid secretory protein is a lipopolysaccharide-binding protein: identification of an anti-inflammatory peptide domain. Mol Cell Biochem. 2012;359:1-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Parotid secretory protein (PSP) (C20orf70) is a salivary protein of unknown function...