calsequestrin


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calsequestrin

[¦kal·sə¦kwes·trən]
(cell and molecular biology)
An acidic protein, with a molecular weight of 44,000, which binds calcium inside the sarcoplasmic reticulum.
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The researchers developed a mouse model for CPVT (by eliminating the calsequestrin gene) and proposed using the model to study medications and interventions for the disorder.
2+] becomes bound to calsequestrin (CSQ), which is the major calcium binding protein in the sarcoplasmic reticulum (3).
2+]-binding proteins, calsequestrin, calmodulin, troponin C, and S-100, with the cationic carbocyanine dye "Stains-all".