NLM Logo

Cathepsin K MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cathepsin K
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.224.405
D08.811.277.656.262.500.156
D08.811.277.656.300.200.156
Unique ID
D056657
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056657
Annotation
Cathepsin X, an obsolete multi-meaning term appearing in older literature goes here or at CATHEPSIN Z: check text; Cathepsin O and Cathepsin O2 in older literature go here.
Scope Note
A cysteine protease that is highly expressed in OSTEOCLASTS and plays an essential role in BONE RESORPTION as a potent EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX-degrading enzyme.
Registry Number
EC 3.4.22.38
Public MeSH Note
2010; CATHEPSIN K was indexed under CATHEPSINS 1984-2009
History Note
2010(1984)
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Cathepsin K Preferred
page delivered in 0.143s