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Pancreatic Elastase

"Pancreatic Elastase" 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 protease of broad specificity, obtained from dried pancreas. Molecular weight is approximately 25,000. The enzyme breaks down elastin, the specific protein of elastic fibers, and digests other proteins such as fibrin, hemoglobin, and albumin. EC 3.4.21.36.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pancreatic Elastase" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pancreatic Elastase" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 99 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2005
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