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Pancreatic elastase




elastase 1, pancreatic
Identifiers
Symbol ELA1
Entrez 1990
HUGO 3308
OMIM 130120
RefSeq NM_001971
UniProt Q9UNI1
Other data
EC number 3.4.21.36
Locus Chr. 12 [1]

Additional recommended knowledge

Pancreatic elastase is a form of elastase formed in the pancreas.

From recent research, it appears that of the two, ELA-1 is not transcribed into a protein.[1]

Clinical significance

Fecal elastase is used as a measure of pancreatic status.

References

  1. ^ Rose S, MacDonald R (1997). "Evolutionary silencing of the human elastase I gene (ELA1)". Hum Mol Genet 6 (6): 897-903. PMID 9175736.
 
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