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Pronunciation: nur-o-ser-pin

Definition: Axonally released neuronal serine protease inhibitor found in cortical and hippocampal neurons; a familial form of presenile dementia has been linked to mutations of neuroserpins; mutant neuroserpins form polymers or inclusion bodies result in neuronal degeneration

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