Aspartyl aminopeptidase

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Aspartyl aminopeptidase
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Aspartyl aminopeptidase dodekamer, Bos taurus
Identifiers
EC number 3.4.11.21
CAS number 9074-83-3
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Aspartyl aminopeptidase (EC 3.4.11.21) is an enzyme.[1][2] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Release of an N-terminal aspartate or glutamate from a peptide, with a preference for aspartate

Aminoacyl-arylamides are poor substrates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelly, J.A.; Neidle, E.L.; Neidle, A. (1983). "An aminopeptidase from mouse brain cytosol that cleaves N-terminal acidic amino acid residues". J. Neurochem. 40 (6): 1727–1734. doi:10.1111/j.1471-4159.1983.tb08148.x. PMID 6854330. 
  2. ^ Wilk, S.; Wilk, E.; Magnusson, R.P. (1998). "Purification, characterization and cloning of a cytosolic aspartyl aminopeptidase". J. Biol. Chem. 273: 15961–15970. doi:10.1074/jbc.273.26.15961. PMID 9632644. 

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