Tripeptide aminopeptidase

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Tripeptide aminopeptidase
Identifiers
EC number 3.4.11.4
CAS number 9056-26-2
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Tripeptide aminopeptidase (EC 3.4.11.4, tripeptidase, aminotripeptidase, aminoexotripeptidase, lymphopeptidase, imidoendopeptidase, peptidase B, alanine-phenylalanine-proline arylamidase, peptidase T) is an enzyme.[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Release of the N-terminal residue from a tripeptide

This zinc enzyme, widely distributed in mammalian tissues.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doumeng, C. and Maroux, S. (1979). "Aminopeptidase, a cytosol enzyme from rabbit intestinal mucosa". Biochem. J. 177: 801–808. PMID 109082. 
  2. ^ Sachs, L. and Marks, N. (1982). "A highly specific aminotripeptidase of rat brain cytosol. Substrate specificity and effects of inhibitors". Biochim. Biophys. Acta 706: 229–238. doi:10.1016/0167-4838(82)90491-5. PMID 7126601. 

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