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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

streptavidin 
An extracellular protein that has four high affinity binding sites for biotin. Streptavidin is widely utilized in fluorescence microscopy applications due to the ease with which a conjugate fluorescent moiety can be coupled to the protein. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)