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Chymotrypsin Summary

Description: A serine endopeptidase secreted by the pancreas as its zymogen, CHYMOTRYPSINOGEN and carried in the pancreatic juice to the duodenum where it is activated by TRYPSIN. It selectively cleaves aromatic amino acids on the carboxyl side.

Also Known As: Alpha-Chymotrypsin Choay; Alphacutanée; Avazyme; Delalande Brand of Chymotrypsin; Leurquin Brand of Chymotrypsin Show All >>

Networked: 661 relevant articles (25 outcomes, 50 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Chymotrypsin is Relevant

  1. Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 42 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 86 results
  3. Infection : 3 outcomes 1 study in 25 results
  4. Burns : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results
  5. Multiple Myeloma : 2 outcomes in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Chymotrypsin

  1. Trypsin
  2. Pancreatic Elastase (Elastase)
  3. Proteasome Endopeptidase Complex (Proteasome)
  4. Secretin
  5. Peptide Hydrolases (Proteases)
  6. Lipase (Acid Lipase)
  7. Caerulein (Ceruletide)
  8. bortezomib (Velcade)
  9. Enzymes
  10. Amylases
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Therapies Related to Chymotrypsin

  1. Catheters
  2. Surgical Instruments (Clip)
  3. Radiotherapy
  4. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  5. Intravenous Injections
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