"Calreticulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A multifunctional protein that is found primarily within membrane-bound organelles. In the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM it binds to specific N-linked oligosaccharides found on newly-synthesized proteins and functions as a MOLECULAR CHAPERONE that may play a role in PROTEIN FOLDING or retention and degradation of misfolded proteins. In addition calreticulin is a major storage form for CALCIUM and functions as a calcium-signaling molecule that can regulate intracellular calcium HOMEOSTASIS.
- CBP3 (Liver)
- 55-kDa High-Affinity Calcium Binding Protein
- 55 kDa High Affinity Calcium Binding Protein
- Calcium-Binding Protein-3
- Calcium Binding Protein 3
- cC1qR Protein
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