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Eosinophil Peroxidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Eosinophil Peroxidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.732.440
D12.776.124.486.379.600
Unique ID
D047209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047209
Scope Note
A 66-kDa peroxidase found in EOSINOPHIL granules. Eosinophil peroxidase is a cationic protein with a pI of 10.8 and is comprised of a heavy chain subunit and a light chain subunit. It possesses cytotoxic activity towards BACTERIA and other organisms, which is attributed to its peroxidase activity.
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
EC 1.11.1.-
Previous Indexing
Peroxides (1997-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; EOSINOPHIL PEROXIDASE was indexed under PEROXIDES 1997-2004
History Note
2005(1997)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Eosinophil Peroxidase Preferred
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