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Chemical Elafin

Name Elafin
Equivalent Terms Antileukoproteinase, Skin-Derived | Inhibitor WAP3, Protease | Peptidase Inhibitor 3, Skin derived | Peptidase Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived | Protease Inhibitor 3, Skin derived | Protease Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived | Protease Inhibitor WAP3 | Skin Derived Antileukoproteinase | Skin-Derived Antileukoproteinase
Definition A secretory proteinase inhibitory protein that was initially purified from human SKIN. It is found in a variety mucosal secretions and is present at high levels in SPUTUM. Elafin may play a role in the innate immunity (IMMUNITY, INNATE) response of the LUNG.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D053492
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ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Proteinase Inhibitory Proteins, Secretory Elafin

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Elafin
  PI3 protein, human
  trappin-2 A62L