Protein originally suggested to initiate myelin deposition in peripheral nerves. Two isoforms exist coded by a single gene. L-periaxin (147 kD) is localized to plasma membrane of Schwann cells, S-periaxin (16 kD) is diffusely cytoplasmic. Both possess PDZ-domains.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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