Pancreatic elastase

Pancreatic elastase

Name = elastase 1, pancreatic
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HGNCid = 3308
Symbol = ELA1
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EntrezGene = 1990
OMIM = 130120
RefSeq = NM_001971
UniProt = Q9UNI1
ECnumber =
Chromosome = 12
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Band =
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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. [cite journal |author=Rose S, MacDonald R |title=Evolutionary silencing of the human elastase I gene (ELA1) |journal=Hum Mol Genet |volume=6 |issue=6 |pages=897–903 |year=1997 |pmid=9175736 |doi=10.1093/hmg/6.6.897]

Clinical significance

Fecal elastase is used as a measure of pancreatic status.


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