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chromogranin

Pronunciation: kro'mo-gran'in

Definition: A soluble and secretory hormone proteins of chromaffin granules. Chromogranins A, an acidic glycoprotein, comprises about 50% of the total protein of the granule matrix. Other types are chromogranin 13 and secretogranin II.

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