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Pancreatic Elastase (Elastase) Summary

Description: 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 3.4.21.36.

Also Known As: Elastase; Pancreatopeptidase; Elastase I; Pancreatic Elastase I; Elastase I, Pancreatic Show All >>

Networked: 2886 relevant articles (96 outcomes, 333 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Pancreatic Elastase is Relevant

  1. Emphysema : 16 outcomes 72 studies in 496 results
  2. Infection : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 155 results
  3. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 55 results
  4. Aneurysm (Aneurysms) : 6 outcomes 33 studies in 215 results
  5. Inflammation : 6 outcomes 15 studies in 252 results
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Drugs Related to Pancreatic Elastase

  1. Chymotrypsin
  2. Antigens
  3. Secretin
  4. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
  5. Serine (L-Serine)
  6. Caerulein (Ceruletide)
  7. Toxoids
  8. Leukocyte Elastase (Neutrophil Elastase)
  9. Trypsin
  10. Pancreatic Elastase (Elastase)
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Therapies Related to Pancreatic Elastase

  1. Stents
  2. Tissue Therapy (Cell Therapy)
  3. Oral Administration
  4. Preoperative Period
  5. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal)
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