elastase


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a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin

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chordulifera terpenoids (1-10) to control bacterial growth, biofilm formation, QS process, and elastase activity of P.
In vitro enzymatic degradation studies of native, acellular and cross-linked acellular aortic matrix were conducted using different concentrations of collagenase, and elastase enzymes at different time intervals.
Anti-human neutrophil elastase (anti-HNE) is also present in most patients with cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions, but not in patients with classic ANCA vasculitis (4, 9).
Mutations related to perturbation of intracellular trafficking of elastase
The cancer vaccine had shown early promise in stimulating production of immune T cells that attack leukemia cells, which display excess amounts of two enzymes--proteinase-3 and neutrophil elastase (SN: 1/4/03, p.
This selection criterion was chosen to allow additional measurement of fecal pancreas elastase 1 and subsequent comparison with the K-ras status.
The findings--which are consistent with laboratory evidence that smoking-induced activation of vaginal macrophage elastase may play a role in organ prolapse--suggest that smoking is a modifiable risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse.
The findings, which are consistent with laboratory data showing that smoking-induced activation of vaginal macrophage elastase may contribute to the pathogenesis of organ prolapse, suggest that smoking is a modifiable risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse.
This has been shown to reduce the damage to the lungs caused by the neutrophil elastase enzyme produced by white cells.
An enzyme called elastase is produced by the pancreas and can be measured in a person's feces.
A protein having "multifunctional activity," is defined herein as including at least one of a chymotrypsin, trypsin, collagenase, elastase or exo peptidase activity or asialo GM.
This particular protease, called elastase, breaks down connective tissue proteins that are essential to proper wound healing.
Production of a protease and elastase appears to be important in the pathogenesis of S.
Protease inhibitors may restrict insect development by inhibiting the activity of endopeptidases elastase and trypsin.
8] The antibody panel used included CD34, neutrophilic elastase, myeloperoxidase, CD3, CD4, CD5, CD8, CD20, CD22, CD79a, terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT), and CD10.