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Recoverin Antibodies

Testing for antibodies against the antigen recoverin is used in suspected paraneoplastic retinopathy (cancer-associated retinopathy).

Recoverin antibodies are found almost exclusively in paraneoplastic retinopathy (cancer-associated retinopathy, CAR). The associated neoplasms are usually melanoma and small cell lung cancer.

Recoverin is a protein with a molecular weight of 23 kDa and is mainly located in the photocells of the eye.

See also: Anti-Neuronal Antibodies

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