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Cathepsin K

"Cathepsin K" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A cysteine protease that is highly expressed in OSTEOCLASTS and plays an essential role in BONE RESORPTION as a potent EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX-degrading enzyme.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cathepsin K" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cathepsin K" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 59 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2011 and 2013
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