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Cathepsins Summary

Description: A group of lysosomal proteinases or endopeptidases found in aqueous extracts of a variety of animal tissues. They function optimally within an acidic pH range. The cathepsins occur as a variety of enzyme subtypes including SERINE PROTEASES; ASPARTIC PROTEINASES; and CYSTEINE PROTEASES.

Also Known As: Cathepsin

Networked: 1140 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 126 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Cathepsins is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 5 outcomes 34 studies in 333 results
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis : 4 outcomes 1 study in 25 results
  3. Infection : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 70 results
  4. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 43 results
  5. Inflammation : 1 outcome 4 studies in 51 results
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Drugs Related to Cathepsins

  1. Cysteine (L-Cysteine)
  2. Peptide Hydrolases (Proteases)
  3. Cysteine Proteases (Cysteine Protease)
  4. Cystatins
  5. Interferons
  6. Paclitaxel (Taxol)
  7. Methylprednisolone
  8. Curcumin
  9. Cathepsin L
  10. Gold
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Therapies Related to Cathepsins

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Therapeutics
  4. Radioimmunotherapy
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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