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Protein-Arginine Deiminases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Protein-Arginine Deiminases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.721
Unique ID
D000076342
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000076342
Scope Note
A family of ENZYMES that, in the presence of calcium ion, converts ARGININE to CITRULLINE in proteins. There are five PAD isotypes in mammals. In humans: they include PAD1, 2, 3, 4 and 6. They are encoded by five paralogous genes named PADI and clustered on human chromosome 1.
Entry Term(s)
Peptidylarginine Deiminase
Peptidylarginine Deiminases
Protein-Arginine Deiminase
Protein-L-Arginine Iminohydrolase
Protein-L-Arginine Iminohydrolases
Registry Number
EC 3.5.3.15
See Also
Citrullination
Public MeSH Note
2018; PROTEIN-ARGININE DEIMINASE was indexed as HYDROLASES 1987-2017
History Note
2018 (1987)
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2019/05/30
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