Pancreatic elastase

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elastase 1, pancreatic
Identifiers
SymbolELA1
Entrez1990
HUGO3308
OMIM130120
RefSeqNM_001971
UniProtQ9UNI1
Other data
EC number3.4.21.36
LocusChr. 12 [1]

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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