Inhibition of Proteinase 3 Activity by Peptides Derived from Human Epidermis
Elafin and antileukoprotease are potent peptide-like inhibitors of human leukocyte elastase and have been isolated from human skin and bronchial mucus. Elafin proved to be a potent inhibitor of proteinase 3, whereas other inhibitors of human leukocyte elastase such as antileukoprotease and eglin C proved to be much less effective.
KeywordsComplete Amino Acid Sequence Human Mucous Secretion Human Leukocyte Elastase Bronchial Mucus Medical Leech
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