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Descriptor English: Enzyme Precursors
Descriptor Spanish: Precursores Enzimáticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Precursores Enzimáticos
Descriptor French: Proenzymes
Entry term(s): Enzyme Precursor
Precursor, Enzyme
Precursors, Enzyme
Proenzyme
Proenzymes
Zymogen
Zymogens
Tree number(s): D08.622
D12.776.811.243
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004792
Scope note: Physiologically inactive substances that can be converted to active enzymes.
Annotation: IM; coord with specific enzyme (IM); zymogen granules: index under ZYMOGEN GRANULES see SECRETORY VESICLES (IM) + ENZYME PRECURSORS (IM) + specific enzyme (IM)
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
DeCS ID: 4873
Unique ID: D004792
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Enzyme Precursors - Preferred
Concept UI M0007521
Scope note Physiologically inactive substances that can be converted to active enzymes.
Preferred term Enzyme Precursors
Entry term(s) Enzyme Precursor
Precursor, Enzyme
Precursors, Enzyme
Proenzyme
Proenzymes
Zymogen
Zymogens



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