vasostatins

vasostatins

(vā-sō-stat'ins),
N-terminal breakdown products of calreticulin or chromogranin A, which inhibit endothelial cell proliferation; produced by some tumors. .
[vaso- + G. statos, stalled, standing still, + -in]
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The CgA(1 [right arrow]) assay measured the human equivalents [CgA(1-76) and CgA(1-113)] to bovine vasostatins (37) as well as further C-terminally extended forms.
Vasostatins, comprising the N-terminal domain of chromogranin A, suppress tension in isolated human blood vessel segments.