calsequestrin


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cal·se·ques·trin

(kal'sē-kwes'trin),
A calcium-binding protein found in the interior of sarcoplasmic reticulum of muscles. It releases calcium ions at calcium channels.
[calcium + sequester + -in]

calsequestrin

/cal·se·ques·trin/ (-sĕ-kwes´trin) a calcium-binding protein rich in carboxylate side chains, occurring on the inner membrane surface of the sarcoplasmic reticulum.

calsequestrin

(kăl-sĕ-kwĕs′trĭn)
A protein in the sarcoplasmic reticulum of muscle cells that regulates the concentration of calcium ions.

calsequestrin

a calcium ion binding protein effecting a sequestration of calcium ions within the smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
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The researchers developed a mouse model for CPVT (by eliminating the calsequestrin gene) and proposed using the model to study medications and interventions for the disorder.
2+] becomes bound to calsequestrin (CSQ), which is the major calcium binding protein in the sarcoplasmic reticulum (3).
2+]-binding proteins, calsequestrin, calmodulin, troponin C, and S-100, with the cationic carbocyanine dye "Stains-all".