ENZYME entry: EC 3.4.11.6

Accepted Name
Aminopeptidase B.
Alternative Name(s)
Arginine aminopeptidase.
Arginyl aminopeptidase.
Arylamidase II.
Cytosol aminopeptidase IV.
Reaction catalysed
Release of N-terminal Arg and Lys from oligopeptides when P1' is not Pro. Also acts on arylamides of Arg and Lys
Cofactor(s)
Zn(2+).
Comment(s)
  • Cytosolic or membrane-associated enzyme from mammalian tissues, activated by chloride ions and low concentrations of thiol compounds.
  • One of the activities of the bifunctional enzyme EC 3.3.2.6.
  • Belongs to peptidase family M1.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00129
BRENDA3.4.11.6
EC2PDB3.4.11.6
ExplorEnz3.4.11.6
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.11.6
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.11.6
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.11.6
IntEnz3.4.11.6
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.4.11.6
MetaCyc3.4.11.6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q9H4A4, AMPB_HUMAN;  Q8VCT3, AMPB_MOUSE;  O09175, AMPB_RAT;  
P25152, BSAP_BACSU;  

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