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Cathepsin D

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 (Formerly EC

Year introduced: 1985

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.074.500.180, D08.811.277.656.224.187, D08.811.277.656.300.048.180

MeSH Unique ID: D002402

Registry Number: EC

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