Definition of Cathepsins

1. Noun. (plural of cathepsin) ¹



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Definition of Cathepsins

1. cathepsin [n] - See also: cathepsin

Medical Definition of Cathepsins

1. Dipeptidylpeptide hydrolases. Intracellular acidic proteinases found in aqueous extracts of a variety of animal tissue. Registry number: EC 3.4.- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cathepsins

cathedral close
cathedral closes
cathedralic
cathedrals
cathedras
cathedrated
cathedræ
cathelicidin
cathelicidins
cathemeral
cathemoglobin
cathenamine reductase
cathepsin
cathepsin b
cathepsin d
cathepsins (current term)
catheptic
catheretic
catheretics
catherine wheel
catheter
catheter a demeure
catheter ablation
catheter coude
catheter fever
catheter gauge
catheter guide
catheterisation
catheterisations
catheterise

Literary usage of Cathepsins

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Cathepsin A and another carboxypeptidase-like enzyme appeared to be found in the heavy mitochon- drial fraction (29); cathepsins B (29) and D (30) were ..."

2. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"cathepsins: Enzymes that have the ability to hydrolyze certain proteins and peptides; occur in cellular structures known as lysosomes. ..."

3. Fish Fermentation Technology by Cherl-Ho Lee, Keith H. Steinkraus, P.J. Alan Reilly (1993)
"The most thoroughly investigated muscle proteases are the lysosomal cathepsins which have pH-optima at low pH(3-5). According to Reddi etal. ..."

4. Biologic Markers in Pulmonary Toxicology by National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Pulmonary Toxicology (1989)
"ing acid phosphatase, cathepsins, lyso- zyme, beta-glucuronidase, beta-galac- tosidase, arylsulfatase, and beta-gluco- ..."

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