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Cystatins

"Cystatins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A homologous group of endogenous CYSTEINE PROTEINASE INHIBITORS. The cystatins inhibit most CYSTEINE ENDOPEPTIDASES such as PAPAIN, and other peptidases which have a sulfhydryl group at the active site.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cystatins" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cystatins" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1997 and 2005 and 2006 and 2008
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