SERPINA6 - Corticosteroid-binding globulin - human protein (Function)
 
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SERPINA6 »  Corticosteroid-binding globulin  (CBG)
 
Protein also known as:  Transcortin.
Gene name:  SERPINA6
Family name: Serpin
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Major transport protein for glucocorticoids and progestins in the blood of almost all vertebrate species.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Serine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activitydefinition[GO:0004867] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Steroid bindingdefinition[GO:0005496]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Glucocorticoid metabolic processdefinition[GO:0008211] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Negative regulation of endopeptidase activitydefinition[GO:0010951] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Regulation of proteolysisdefinition[GO:0030162] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Transportdefinition[GO:0006810]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Enzymatic activity 
 
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Keywords

Biological process 
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: Transcortin
GenomeRNAi: 866
PRO: PR:P08185