STS

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STS

 
Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

STS

Abbreviation for serologic test for syphilis.

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.

STS

1. Serologic tests for syphilis, see there.
2. Soft tissue sarcoma, see there.

STS

abbrev. SEQUENCE TAGGED SITE.
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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.