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ADAM Proteins

A family of membrane-anchored glycoproteins that contain a disintegrin and metalloprotease domain. They are responsible for the proteolytic cleavage of many transmembrane proteins and the release of their extracellular domain.

Year introduced: 2006

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.675.374.102, D09.400.430.500, D12.776.395.033

MeSH Unique ID: D051722

Registry Number: EC 3.4.24.-

Entry Terms:

  • ADAM (A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease) Proteins
  • A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease Protein
  • A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease Proteins

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