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Tissue Kallikreins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tissue Kallikreins
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.300.760.442.875
D08.811.277.656.959.350.442.875
D23.101.140.870
Unique ID
D020840
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020840
Annotation
do not confuse PROSTATE SPECIFIC KALLIKREIN with PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN
Scope Note
A family of trypsin-like SERINE ENDOPEPTIDASES that are expressed in a variety of cell types including human prostate epithelial cells. They are formed from tissue prokallikrein by action with TRYPSIN. They are highly similar to PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN.
Entry Term(s)
Glandular Kallikrein
Glandular Kallikrein-1
Human Glandular Kallikrein 1
Human Glandular Kallikrein 2
Human Glandular Kallikreins
Kallikrein 1
Kallikrein 2
Pancreatic Kallikrein
Prostate Specific Kallikrein
Tissue Kallikrein
Urinary Kallikrein
hK1 Kallikrein
hK2 Kallikrein
Registry Number
EC 3.4.21.35
Previous Indexing
Endopeptidases (1982-1983)
Kallikreins (1983-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; TISSUE KALLIKREIN was indexed under KALLIKREIN 1983-1999 & PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASES 1982-1983
History Note
2000; use TISSUE KALLIKREIN (NM) 1983-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/09
Revision Date
2015/06/19
Tissue Kallikreins Preferred
Human Glandular Kallikrein 1 Narrower
Human Glandular Kallikrein 2 Narrower
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