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Elafin MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Elafin
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.822.437
D12.776.815.437
Unique ID
D053492
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053492
Scope Note
A secretory proteinase inhibitory protein that was initially purified from human SKIN. It is found in a variety mucosal secretions and is present at high levels in SPUTUM. Elafin may play a role in the innate immunity (IMMUNITY, INNATE) response of the LUNG.
Entry Term(s)
Peptidase Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived
Protease Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived
Protease Inhibitor WAP3
Skin-Derived Antileukoproteinase
Pharm Action
Protease Inhibitors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Protease Inhibitors (1990-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; ELAFIN was indexed under PROTEINS 2005-2006
History Note
2007(2005)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2022/07/12
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