Domain

Follistatin-like, N-terminal (IPR003645)

Short name: Fol_N

Domain relationships

Description

This EGF-like domain resembles the follistatin-N-terminal domain, and is distinct from the kazal-like sequence. Follistatin binds to activin and is a specific inhibotor of the biosynthesis and secretion of pituitary follicle stimulating hormone. This domain is also found in prespore vesicle protein and agrin.

Contributing signatures

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