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cysteine-rich secretory proteins

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
cysteine-rich secretory proteins

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A family of proteins characterized by 16 conserved cysteine residues. Cysteine-rich secretory protein-1 (CRISP-1, 249 aa) is found in the male reproductive tract and may have a role in sperm–egg fusion; ...

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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