Definition of Cystatin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of a group of polypeptides that are cysteine protease inhibitors ¹



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Medical Definition of Cystatin

1. A group of natural cysteine protease inhibitors (approximately 13 kD) widely distributed both intra and extra cellularly. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cystatin

cyst and decease
cyst thyroglossal
cystacanth
cystadenocarcinoma
cystadenoma
cystalgia
cystamine
cystaphos
cystathionase
cystathionine
cystathionine beta-lyase
cystathionine beta-synthase
cystathionine gamma-lyase
cystathionine gamma-synthase
cystathioninuria
cystatin (current term)
cystatins
cysteamine
cysteamines
cystectasia
cystectasy
cystectomies
cystectomy
cysted
cysteic acid
cystein
cysteinal
cysteine
cysteine S-conjugate N-acetyltransferase
cysteine aminopeptidase

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