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Cathepsin A MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cathepsin A
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.224.062
D08.811.277.656.350.245.260
D08.811.277.656.959.200
Unique ID
D043402
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043402
Scope Note
A carboxypeptidase that catalyzes the release of a C-terminal amino acid with a broad specificity. It also plays a role in the LYSOSOMES by protecting BETA-GALACTOSIDASE and NEURAMINIDASE from degradation. It was formerly classified as EC 3.4.12.1 and EC 3.4.21.13.
Entry Term(s)
Acid Carboxypeptidase
BGPP
Carboxypeptidase C
Carboxypeptidase Y
Endothelin Degradation Enzyme
Lysosomal Protective Protein
Serine Carboxypeptidase I
beta-Galactosidase Protective Protein
Registry Number
EC 3.4.16.5
Previous Indexing
Carboxypeptidases (1968-2003)
Cathepsins (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2010; for CATHEPSIN A see CARBOXYPEPTIDASE C 2004-2009; CATHEPSIN A was indexed under CARBOXYPEPTIDASES 1995-2003
History Note
2010(1995)
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Cathepsin A Preferred
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