"Cathepsin A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A carboxypeptidase that catalyzes the release of a C-terminal amino acid with a broad specificity. It also plays a role in the LYSOSOMES by protecting BETA-GALACTOSIDASE and NEURAMINIDASE from degradation. It was formerly classified as EC 22.214.171.124 and EC 126.96.36.199.
- Cathepsin A
- beta-Galactosidase Protective Protein
- beta Galactosidase Protective Protein
- Serine Carboxypeptidase I
- Carboxypeptidase Y
- Endothelin Degradation Enzyme
- Lysosomal Protective Protein
- Acid Carboxypeptidase
- Carboxypeptidase C
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