Immunogen sequence: NGGFMTTAFQ YIIDNKGIDS DASYPYKAMD QKCQYDSKYR AATCSKYTEL PYGREDVLKE AVANKGPVSV GVDARHPSFF LYRSGVYYEP SCTQNVNHGV LVVGYGDLNG KEYWLVKNSW GHNFGEEGYI RMARNKGNHC G
The protein CTSS, a member of the peptidase C1 family, is a lysosomal cysteine proteinase that may participate in the degradation of antigenic proteins to peptides for presentation on MHC class II molecules. The protein can function as an elastase over a broad pH range in alveolar macrophages.
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Protein Aliases: Cathepsin S
Gene Aliases: CTSS
UniProt ID: (Human) P25774
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1520