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Eosinophil Cationic Protein MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eosinophil Cationic Protein
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.352.700.350.262
D12.776.124.486.379.249
Unique ID
D047150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047150
Scope Note
One of several basic proteins released from EOSINOPHIL cytoplasmic granules. Eosinophil cationic protein is a 21-kDa cytotoxic peptide with a pI of 10.9. Although eosinophil cationic protein is considered a member of the RNAse A superfamily of proteins, it has only limited RNAse activity.
Entry Term(s)
Eosinophil-Associated Ribonuclease
RNS3 Protein
RNase 3
Serum Eosinophil Cationic Protein
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
EC 3.1.27.-
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1979-2004)
Ribonucleases (1979-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; EOSINOPHIL CATIONIC PROTEIN was indexed under BLOOD PROTEINS & RIBONUCLEASES 1979-2004
History Note
2005(1979)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Eosinophil Cationic Protein Preferred
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