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Gene Review

Csta1  -  cystatin A1

Mus musculus

Synonyms: Csta, Cystatin-A, Cystatin-A1, Stefin-A
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Disease relevance of Csta


High impact information on Csta

  • Regulation of expression of cystatin A in epidermis and tumors suggests that it may be important in the control of normal keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation and in malignant conversion [2].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Csta


  1. Cystein proteinase inhibitor stefin A as an indicator of efficiency of tumor treatment in mice. Korolenko, T.A., Poteryaeva, O.N., Falameeva, O.V., Levina, O.A. Bull. Exp. Biol. Med. (2003) [Pubmed]
  2. Molecular cloning of mouse epidermal cystatin A and detection of regulated expression in differentiation and tumorigenesis. Hawley-Nelson, P., Roop, D.R., Cheng, C.K., Krieg, T.M., Yuspa, S.H. Mol. Carcinog. (1988) [Pubmed]
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