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Cystatins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cystatins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.215
Unique ID
D015891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015891
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A homologous group of endogenous CYSTEINE PROTEINASE INHIBITORS. The cystatins inhibit most CYSTEINE ENDOPEPTIDASES such as PAPAIN, and other peptidases which have a sulfhydryl group at the active site.
Entry Term(s)
Cystatin
Cystatin Superfamily
Cystatin-Related Proteins
Stefin
Stefins
Type 1 Cystatins
Type 2 Cystatins
Type 3 Cystatins
Type I Cystatins
Type II Cystatins
Type III Cystatins
Pharm Action
Cysteine Proteinase Inhibitors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Enzyme Inhibitors (1975-1978)
Protease Inhibitors (1979-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cystatins Preferred
Type 3 Cystatins Narrower
Type 2 Cystatins Narrower
Cystatin-Related Proteins Related
Type 1 Cystatins Narrower
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