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Pancreatic Elastase

A protease of broad specificity, obtained from dried pancreas. Molecular weight is approximately 25,000. The enzyme breaks down elastin, the specific protein of elastic fibers, and digests other proteins such as fibrin, hemoglobin, and albumin. EC

Year introduced: 2000(1965)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.300.760.560, D08.811.277.656.959.350.560

MeSH Unique ID: D010196

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Elastase, Pancreatic
  • Pancreatic Elastase I
  • Elastase I, Pancreatic
  • Elastase
  • Pancreatopeptidase
  • Elastase I

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