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Lipocalins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lipocalins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.469
Unique ID
D054834
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054834
Scope Note
A diverse family of extracellular proteins that bind to small hydrophobic molecules. They were originally characterized as transport proteins, however they may have additional roles such as taking part in the formation of macromolecular complexes with other proteins and binding to CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS.
Entry Term(s)
Lipocalin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Lipocalins Preferred
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