Aspartyl aminopeptidase

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Aspartyl aminopeptidase
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Aspartyl aminopeptidase dodekamer, Bos taurus
Identifiers
EC number3.4.11.21
CAS number9074-83-3
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB 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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