Bothropasin

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Bothropasin
Identifiers
EC number 3.4.24.49
CAS number 84788-89-6
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Bothropasin (EC 3.4.24.49, Bothrops jararaca venom metalloproteinase) is an enzyme.[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Cleavage of His5-Leu, His10-Leu, Ala14-Leu, Tyr16-Leu and Phe24-Phe in insulin B chain

This endopeptidase is present in the venom of jararaca snake (Bothrops jararaca).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mandelbaum, F.J.; Reichel, A.P.; Assakura, M.T. (1982). "Isolation and characterization of a proteolytic enzyme from the venom of the snake Bothrops jararaca (jararaca)". Toxicon. 20: 955–972. doi:10.1016/0041-0101(82)90098-8. PMID 6819660.

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