Molecular cloning, chromosome mapping and characterization of a testis-specific cystatin-like cDNA, cystatin T.

@article{Shoemaker2000MolecularCC,
  title={Molecular cloning, chromosome mapping and characterization of a testis-specific cystatin-like cDNA, cystatin T.},
  author={Kelly L. Shoemaker and James L. Holloway and Ted Whitmore and Martina Maurer and Andrew L Feldhaus},
  journal={Gene},
  year={2000},
  volume={245 1},
  pages={103-8}
}
The cystatin superfamily of cysteine proteinase inhibitors consists of three major families. In the present study, we report the cloning of the cDNA for mouse cystatin T, which is related to family 2 cystatins. The deduced amino acid sequence of cystatin T contains regions of significant sequence homology including the four highly conserved cysteine residues in exact alignment with all cystatin family 2 members. However, cystatin T lacks some of the conserved motifs believed to be important for… CONTINUE READING

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