endostatin

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noun en·do·stat·in \ˌen-də-ˈsta-tən\

Definition of endostatin

  1. :  a polypeptide that is a fragment of a collagen found especially in the epithelial basement membrane and that inhibits angiogenesis, tumor growth, and endothelial cell proliferation

First Known Use of endostatin

1996


Medical Dictionary

endostatin

noun en·do·stat·in \ˌen-də-ˈstat-ən\

Medical Definition of endostatin

  1. :  a polypeptide that is a proteolytic fragment of the carboxyl terminus of a collagen found especially in the epithelial basement membrane and that inhibits angiogenesis, tumor growth, and endothelial cell proliferation


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