STS

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STS

 
Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

STS

Abbreviation for serologic test for syphilis.
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STS

A gene on chromosome Xp22.32 that encodes a protein that catalyses the conversion of sulfated steroid precursors to oestrogens during pregnancy.

Molecular pathology
Defects in STS cause ichthyosis, X-linked.
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STS

1. Serologic tests for syphilis, see there.
2. Soft tissue sarcoma, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

STS

abbrev. SEQUENCE TAGGED SITE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Evans TR, Rowlands MG, Silva MC, Law M, Coombes RC.Prognostic significance of aromatase and estrone sulfatase enzymes in human breast cancer.
Argenta, "Estrone sulfatase activity in patients with advanced ovarian cancer," Gynecologic Oncology, vol.
These membrane proteins are comprised of an enzyme known as estrone sulfatase. Breast tumors produce increasing levels of estrone sulfatase activity, and a majority of breast tumors are estrogen dependent.