Literature associating CTSD and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Cathepsin D; Acid protease active in intracellular protein breakdown. Plays a role in APP processing following cleavage and activation by ADAM30 which leads to APP degradation. Involved in the pathogenesis of several diseases such as breast cancer and possibly Alzheimer disease; Cathepsins
Synonyms: CTSD, C9JH19, F8W787, F8WD96, H7C1V0 ...