DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating SPINK5 and Pediculus humanus capitis infestation

SPINK5 [ENSP00000352936]

Lympho-epithelial Kazal-type-related inhibitor; Serine protease inhibitor, probably important for the anti-inflammatory and/or antimicrobial protection of mucous epithelia. Contribute to the integrity and protective barrier function of the skin by regulating the activity of defense- activating and desquamation-involved proteases. Inhibits KLK5, it's major target, in a pH-dependent manner. Inhibits KLK7, KLK14 CASP14, and trypsin; Serine peptidase inhibitors, Kazal type

Synonyms:  SPINK5,  SPINK5p,  hSPINK5,  E5RFU9,  E5RG22 ...

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