Serine proteinases in human cutaneous mastocytosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The main chymotryptic and tryptic proteinases of human skin were found in high-salt extracts of human dermis. The levels of these enzymes were markedly increased in salt extracts of human cutaneous mastocytosis as compared to the levels found in extracts of involved skin from the same patients, human cutaneous hemangiomas, and normal human skin. These data suggest that the chymotryptic and tryptic proteinases of human skin are primarily of mast-cell origin.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fräki, JE; Schechter, NM; Lazarus, GS

Published Date

  • 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 278 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 363 - 366

PubMed ID

  • 3530141

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0340-3696

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF00418163


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany