"Cathepsin K" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A cysteine protease that is highly expressed in OSTEOCLASTS and plays an essential role in BONE RESORPTION as a potent EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX-degrading enzyme.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cathepsin K" by people in Profiles.
A novel allosteric mechanism in the cysteine peptidase cathepsin K discovered by computational methods. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:3287.
A genome-wide screen for promoter methylation in lung cancer identifies novel methylation markers for multiple malignancies. PLoS Med. 2006 Dec; 3(12):e486.
Cathepsin protease activity modulates amyloid load in extracerebral amyloidosis. J Pathol. 2006 Dec; 210(4):478-87.