Protease

Protease. A class of enzyme whose function is to digest other proteins.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

Types

Types may include:2

Types of Protease:

  • Acylaminoacyl-Peptidase
  • Aspartyl Protease
  • Beta-Secretase 1
  • Beta-Secretase 2
  • Carboxypeptidase-A1
  • Cathepsin
  • Collagenase
  • Cysteine Proteinase
  • Endopeptidase
  • Gamma-Glutamyl Hydrolase
  • Metalloproteinase
  • Presenilin-1
  • Presenilin-2
  • Proteasome Subunit Alpha Type-5
  • Proteasome Subunit Beta Type-10
  • Proteasome Subunit Beta Type-5
  • Proteasome Subunit Beta Type-8
  • Proteasome Subunit Beta Type-9
  • Renin
  • Serine Protease
  • Threonine Aspartase 1

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ cegir/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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