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Descriptor English: Cathepsin E
Descriptor Spanish: Catepsina E
Descriptor Portuguese: Catepsina E
Descriptor French: Cathepsine E
Entry term(s): Erythrocyte Membrane Aspartic Proteinase
Moving Proteinase, Slow
Proteinase, Slow Moving
Slow Moving Proteinase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.656.074.500.185
D08.811.277.656.224.250
D08.811.277.656.300.048.185
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020059
Scope note: An aspartic endopeptidase that is similar in structure to CATHEPSIN D. It is found primarily in the cells of the immune system where it may play a role in processing of CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS.
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 3.4.23.34
Previous Indexing: Cathepsins (1980-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99; CATHEPSIN E & ERYTHROCYTE MEMBRANE ASPARTIC PROTEINASE were indexed under CATHEPSINS 1980-98
History Note: 99; use CATHEPSIN E (NM) 1980-98
DeCS ID: 33825
Unique ID: D020059
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cathepsin E - Preferred
Concept UI M0029767
Scope note An aspartic endopeptidase that is similar in structure to CATHEPSIN D. It is found primarily in the cells of the immune system where it may play a role in processing of CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS.
Preferred term Cathepsin E
Entry term(s) Erythrocyte Membrane Aspartic Proteinase
Moving Proteinase, Slow
Proteinase, Slow Moving
Slow Moving Proteinase



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