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Cathepsin E MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cathepsin E
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.074.500.185
D08.811.277.656.224.250
D08.811.277.656.300.048.185
Unique ID
D020059
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020059
Scope Note
An aspartic endopeptidase that is similar in structure to CATHEPSIN D. It is found primarily in the cells of the immune system where it may play a role in processing of CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS.
Entry Term(s)
Erythrocyte Membrane Aspartic Proteinase
Slow Moving Proteinase
Registry Number
EC 3.4.23.34
Previous Indexing
Cathepsins (1980-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; CATHEPSIN E & ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE ASPARTIC PROTEINASE were indexed under CATHEPSINS 1980-98
History Note
99; use CATHEPSIN E (NM) 1980-98
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Cathepsin E Preferred
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