Literature associating PCSK5 and brain stem infarction
Proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 5; Serine endoprotease that processes various proproteins by cleavage at paired basic amino acids, recognizing the RXXX[KR]R consensus motif. Likely functions in the constitutive and regulated secretory pathways. Plays an essential role in pregnancy establishment by proteolytic activation of a number of important factors such as BMP2, CALD1 and alpha-integrins; Belongs to the peptidase S8 family.
Synonyms: PCSK5, PCSK5p, hPCSK5, B1AMG5, B1AMG8 ...