proelastase

pro·e·las·tase

(prō'ĕ-las'tās),
The precursor protein of elastase; formed in the pancreas (in vertebrates) and converted to elastase by the action of trypsin.
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The situation may be even more complex during pancreatitis as both activated and nonactivated proelastase could be present in serum and recognized differently by the antibodies.