"Elafin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Skin-Derived Antileukoproteinase
- Antileukoproteinase, Skin-Derived
- Skin Derived Antileukoproteinase
- Protease Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived
- Protease Inhibitor 3, Skin derived
- Protease Inhibitor WAP3
- Inhibitor WAP3, Protease
- Peptidase Inhibitor 3, Skin-derived
- Peptidase Inhibitor 3, Skin derived
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Elafin" by people in Profiles.
Lifetime sexual violence exposure in women compromises systemic innate immune mediators associated with HIV pathogenesis: A cross-sectional analysis. Womens Health (Lond). 2022 Jan-Dec; 18:17455057221099486.
Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Is Characterized by Increased Neutrophil Elastase and Relative Elafin Deficiency. Chest. 2021 10; 160(4):1442-1458.
Vulnerabilities of PTEN-TP53-deficient prostate cancers to compound PARP-PI3K inhibition. Cancer Discov. 2014 Aug; 4(8):896-904.