Agent Name

Cathepsin D

CAS Number

9025-26-7

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Cathepsin D from bovine spleen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Dark brown powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Cathepsins are intracellular proteinases derived from animal tissue; Cathepsin D catabolizes cartilage; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; "Handle as if capable of transmitting infectious agents." [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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