Cystatin F / CST5 Molecule Synonym Name
Cystatin F / CST5 Protein Products
|Cat No||Species||Product Description|
|CS7-H5222||Human||Human Cystatin F / CST5 Protein|
Cystatin F / CST5 Molecule Background
Cystatin-7 (CST7) is also known as Cystatin-F, Cystatin-like metastasis-associated protein (CMAP), Leukocystatin, which is a disulfide-linked homodimer belongs to the cystatin family. CST7 is primarily expressed in peripheral blood cells and spleen. CST7 inhibits papain and cathepsin L but with affinities lower than other cystatins. CST7 may play a role in immune regulation through inhibition of a unique target in the hematopoietic system.
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