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Descriptor English: Pancreatic Elastase
Descriptor Spanish: Elastasa Pancreática
Descriptor Portuguese: Elastase Pancreática
Descriptor French: Pancreatic elastase
Entry term(s): Elastase
Elastase I
Elastase I, Pancreatic
Elastase, Pancreatic
Pancreatic Elastase I
Pancreatopeptidase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.656.300.760.560
D08.811.277.656.959.350.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010196
Scope note: A protease of broad specificity, obtained from dried pancreas. Molecular weight is approximately 25,000. The enzyme breaks down elastin, the specific protein of elastic fibers, and digests other proteins such as fibrin, hemoglobin, and albumin. EC 3.4.21.36.
Annotation: LEUKOCYTE ELASTASE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.4.21.36
Public MeSH Note: 2000; see PANCREATOPEPTIDASE 1965-1999; for PANCREATIC ELASTASE see PANCREATOPEPTIDASE 1991-1999
History Note: 2000(1965)
DeCS ID: 23411
Unique ID: D010196
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Pancreatic Elastase - Preferred
Concept UI M0015812
Scope note A protease of broad specificity, obtained from dried pancreas. Molecular weight is approximately 25,000. The enzyme breaks down elastin, the specific protein of elastic fibers, and digests other proteins such as fibrin, hemoglobin, and albumin. EC 3.4.21.36.
Preferred term Pancreatic Elastase
Entry term(s) Elastase
Elastase I, Pancreatic
Elastase, Pancreatic
Pancreatic Elastase I
Pancreatopeptidase
Elastase I - Narrower
Concept UI M0015810
Preferred term Elastase I



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