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Pancreatic Elastase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pancreatic Elastase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.300.760.560
D08.811.277.656.959.350.560
Unique ID
D010196
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010196
Annotation
LEUKOCYTE ELASTASE is also available
Scope Note
A protease of broad specificity, obtained from dried pancreas. Molecular weight is approximately 25,000. The enzyme breaks down elastin, the specific protein of elastic fibers, and digests other proteins such as fibrin, hemoglobin, and albumin. EC 3.4.21.36.
Entry Term(s)
Elastase
Elastase I
Pancreatic Elastase I
Pancreatopeptidase
Registry Number
EC 3.4.21.36
Public MeSH Note
2000; see PANCREATOPEPTIDASE 1965-1999; for PANCREATIC ELASTASE see PANCREATOPEPTIDASE 1991-1999
History Note
2000(1965)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Pancreatic Elastase Preferred
Elastase I Narrower
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