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Cathepsins

"Cathepsins" 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 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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cathepsins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cathepsins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 196 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2002
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