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"Lipocalins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A diverse family of extracellular proteins that bind to small hydrophobic molecules. They were originally characterized as transport proteins, however they may have additional roles such as taking part in the formation of macromolecular complexes with other proteins and binding to CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lipocalins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lipocalins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 115 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2011 and 2014
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