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Cystatin B MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cystatin B
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.215.200
Unique ID
D055313
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055313
Scope Note
An intracellular cystatin subtype that is found in a broad variety of cell types. It is a cytosolic enzyme inhibitor that protects the cell against the proteolytic action of lysosomal enzymes such as CATHEPSINS.
Entry Term(s)
Liver Thiol Proteinase Inhibitor
Stefin B
Pharm Action
Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitors
Registry Number
88844-95-5
See Also
Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2009; CYSTATIN B was indexed under CYSTATINS 1990-2008 & under PROTEINS 1984-1989
History Note
2009(1984)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Cystatin B Preferred
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