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ELA2(Neutrophil elastase) is also named as ELAL, NE, HLE, HNE, PMN-E, SERP1, GE, ELANE and belongs to the peptidase S1 family. It is a 33-kDa enzyme with several isoforms that differ in their extent of glycosylation(PMID:12223222). Human neutrophil elastase (HNE) is a serine protease with potent proteolytic activity (3), which is reported to cause mucin secretion (degranulation)(PMID:12169572). It may contribute to the directed migration of leukocytes into flamed postcapillary venules in addition to contributing to the process of tissue emigration(PMID:9683424). The full length protein has a signal peptide,propeptide and three glycosylation sites.