STAR proteins

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1. The signal transduction and activation of RNA (STAR) family of RNA-binding proteins, an evolutionarily conserved family that are involved in regulating developmental processes. Characteristically have a KH domain within a GSG domain. See quaking.

2. StAR, steroidogenic acute regulatory protein.

3. STaR, an intestine-specific membrane-bound guanylate cyclase that binds guanylin and bacterial heat-stable enterotoxins such as the E. coli ST toxin, STa.

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