"Cystatin A" 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.
A cytastin subtype found at high levels in the SKIN and in BLOOD CELLS. Cystatin A incorporates into the cornified cell envelope of stratified squamous epithelial cells and may play a role in bacteriostatic properties of skin.
- Cystatin A
- Epidermal SH-Protease Inhibitor
- Epidermal SH Protease Inhibitor
- Stefin A
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cystatin A".
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