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Viral Proteases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Viral Proteases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.979
D12.776.964.900.500
Unique ID
D000085242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000085242
Scope Note
A broad category of proteolytic enzymes that are produced by VIRUSES. They play a role in the viral life cycle by processing viral proteins and possibly acting on host cell proteins.
Entry Term(s)
Viral Peptidases
Viral Peptide Hydrolases
Viral Proteolytic Enzymes
Registry Number
EC 3.4.-
Previous Indexing
Peptide Hydrolases (1990-2020)
Viral Proteins (1965-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Viral Protease Inhibitors
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/06/22
Viral Proteases Preferred
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