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Cathepsin D Summary

Description: 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 3.4.23.5. (Formerly EC 3.4.4.23).

Key Diseases for which Cathepsin D is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 4 outcomes 46 studies in 378 results
  2. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 3 outcomes 45 studies in 314 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 2 outcomes 25 studies in 138 results
  4. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 2 outcomes 24 studies in 142 results
  5. Amyloidosis : 2 outcomes in 6 results
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Drugs Related to Cathepsin D

  1. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  2. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)
  3. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  4. Acid Phosphatase
  5. Nitrogen
  6. milk-derived factor
  7. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid)
  8. Transferrin Receptors (Transferrin Receptor)
  9. Lysosome-Associated Membrane Glycoproteins
  10. Zeranol
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Therapies Related to Cathepsin D

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
  4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  5. Castration
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