Medical Definition of Elastase 1

Elastase 1: Pancreatic elastase, a member of the pancreatic family of serine proteases. Although termed elastase, this powerful protease can hydrolyze numerous proteins, including elastin. The gene ELA1 that encodes elastase 1 is on chromosome 12q13.

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Reviewed on 9/7/2018