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A 700kDa protein detected by probing a monoclonal antibody raised against myoblast proteins by Western blot.  A second protein of approx. 500kDa was also detected but this was not thought to be a proteolytic fragment of the 700kDa protein (Desjardins et al, 1994).  Endossin is present just under the plasma-membrane, but it not thought to be an intra-membranous protein. 


Desjardins, L.M., Sanwal, B.D., & Ball, E.H. (1994). "A novel very high molecular mass protein located in the membrane skeleton." Exp.Cell Res. 213, 327-334.

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