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Descriptor English: Cathepsins
Descriptor Spanish: Catepsinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Catepsinas
Descriptor French: Cathepsines
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.656.224
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002403
Scope note: A group of lysosomal proteinases or endopeptidases found in aqueous extracts of a variety of animal tissues. They function optimally within an acidic pH range. The cathepsins occur as a variety of enzyme subtypes including SERINE PROTEASES; ASPARTIC PROTEINASES; and CYSTEINE PROTEASES.
Annotation: note specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration et posologie
AE effets indésirables
AI antagonistes et inhibiteurs
AN analyse
BI biosynthèse
BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CS synthèse chimique
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
DF déficit
EC économie
GE génétique
HI histoire
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PD pharmacologie
PH physiologie
PK pharmacocinétique
PO intoxication
RE effets des radiations
SD ressources et distribution
ST normes
TO toxicité
TU usage thérapeutique
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.4.-
DeCS ID: 2445
Unique ID: D002403
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cathepsines - Preferred
Concept UI M0003661
Preferred term Cathepsines



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