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]
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calsequestrin

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