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Details for messenger / hormone: catestatin

EndoNet ID: ENH00921

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  • catestatin
  • vasostatin II
  • vasostatin I
  • pituitary secretory protein I
  • Chromogranin-A

General information

  • Catestatin fragment of chromogranin A is an inhibitor of catecholamine release. [1]
  • CgA specifically acts as the master "on/off" switch regulating secretory granule formation in neuroendocrine cells. [2]


Hormone function

  • homeostasis
    • further hormone secretion

    Chemical classification

    • hormone
      • genome-encoded
        • chromogranin/secretogranin family

      Links to other resources

      UniProt P10645
      Ensembl ENST00000216492
      KEGG hsa:1113
      • Anatomical structure: chromaffin_cell

        • Human catestatin was cleaved in pheochromocytoma chromaffin granules, with the major form, human chromogranin A340-372, bounded by dibasic sites. [1]


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