The Function of CSTA

This is an intracellular thiol proteinase inhibitor. Has an important role in desmosome-mediated cell-cell adhesion in the lower levels of the epidermis.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Cystatin-A

Alternative name(s):

Cystatin-AS
Stefin-A

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

CSTA Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase CSTA

Substances That Decrease CSTA

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

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