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alpha 1-Antichymotrypsin

Glycoprotein found in alpha(1)-globulin region in human serum. It inhibits chymotrypsin-like proteinases in vivo and has cytotoxic killer-cell activity in vitro. The protein also has a role as an acute-phase protein and is active in the control of immunologic and inflammatory processes, and as a tumor marker. It is a member of the serpin superfamily.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): D09.400.430.563, D12.644.861.030, D12.776.124.050.050, D12.776.124.790.106.050, D12.776.377.715.085.050, D12.776.395.045, D12.776.872.030

MeSH Unique ID: D000514

Entry Terms:

  • alpha 1 Antichymotrypsin
  • Serpin A3
  • alpha(1)-Antichymotrypsin

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