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thapsigargin

Pronunciation: thap-si-gar'jin

Definition: a highly potent and selective inhibitor of sarcoendoplasmic reticulum family of Ca2+-ATPases used in research on intracellular calcium stores.

[Thopsia garganica, plant source + -in]

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