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Cystatin A MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cystatin A
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.215.100
Unique ID
D055312
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055312
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Epidermal SH-Protease Inhibitor
Stefin A
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Cystatins (1990-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see CYSTATINS 1990-2008; STEFIN A (now CYSTATIN A) was indexed under CYSTATINS 1990-2008
History Note
2009(1990); use CYSTATINS 1990-2008
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Cystatin A Preferred
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