Descriptor English: Elastin
Descriptor Spanish: Elastina
Descriptor elastina
Scope note: Escleroproteína presente en las fibras del tejido conjuntivo, digerible por la pepsina y la tripsina, pero que no se convierte en gelatina por ebullición en agua. (Diccionario terminológico de ciencias médicas, Masson, 13a ed.)
Descriptor Portuguese: Elastina
Descriptor French: Élastine
Entry term(s): alpha Elastin
kappa Elastin
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.421
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note:
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
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: 9007-58-3
CAS Type 1 Name: Elastins
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(63)
Related: Williams Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 29380
Unique ID: D004549
NLM Classification: QU 55.3
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Elastin - Preferred
Concept UI M0007152
Preferred term Elastin
kappa-Elastin - Narrower
Concept UI M0007153
Preferred term kappa-Elastin
Entry term(s) kappa Elastin
alpha-Elastin - Narrower
Concept UI M0007151
Preferred term alpha-Elastin
Entry term(s) alpha Elastin

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