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HIV Protease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
HIV Protease
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.074.500.340
D08.811.277.656.300.048.340
D08.811.277.656.979.500
D12.776.964.775.375.545.750
D12.776.964.900.500.625
Unique ID
D016333
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016333
Scope Note
Enzyme of the human immunodeficiency virus that is required for post-translational cleavage of gag and gag-pol precursor polyproteins into functional products needed for viral assembly. HIV protease is an aspartic protease encoded by the amino terminus of the pol gene.
Entry Term(s)
HIV Proteinase
HTLV-III Protease
p16 pol gene product, HIV
p16 protease, HIV
Registry Number
EC 3.4.23.-
Previous Indexing
Gene Products, pol (1990)
Peptide Peptidohydrolases (1987-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:HIV Protease Inhibitors
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/06/07
Revision Date
2020/06/22
HIV Protease Preferred
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