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Cathepsin D MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cathepsin D
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.074.500.180
D08.811.277.656.224.187
D08.811.277.656.300.048.180
Unique ID
D002402
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002402
Scope Note
An intracellular proteinase found in a variety of tissue. It has specificity similar to but narrower than that of pepsin A. The enzyme is involved in catabolism of cartilage and connective tissue. EC 3.4.23.5. (Formerly EC 3.4.4.23).
Registry Number
EC 3.4.23.5
Previous Indexing
Cathepsins (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/05/24
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Cathepsin D Preferred
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