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|Background:||Like Cathepsins B, H, and L, Cathepsin S belongs to the group of lysosomal cysteine proteinases. Cathepsin S is found primarily in the spleen and in lung macrophages. Its level is elevated in the brain tissue of those with Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome. Cathepsin S may function in the processing of amyloid precursor protein to amyloid beta peptides.|
|Regulatory Statement:||For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.|
There are no references for Cathepsin S (active, human) at this time.