ENZYME entry: EC 3.4.13.20

Accepted Name
Beta-Ala-His dipeptidase.
Alternative Name(s)
Serum carnosinase.
Reaction catalysed
Preferential hydrolysis of the beta-Ala-|-His dipeptide (carnosine), and also anserine, Xaa-|-His dipeptides and other dipeptides including homocarnosine
Comment(s)
  • Present in the serum of humans and higher primates, but not in the serum of other mammals.
  • Activated by Cd(2+) and citrate.
  • Belongs to peptidase family M20.
  • Formerly EC 3.4.3.3, EC 3.4.13.3 and EC 3.4.13.13.
Cross-references
BRENDA3.4.13.20
EC2PDB3.4.13.20
ExplorEnz3.4.13.20
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.13.20
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.13.20
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.13.20
IntEnz3.4.13.20
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.4.13.20
MetaCyc3.4.13.20
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q96KN2, CNDP1_HUMAN;  Q8BUG2, CNDP1_MOUSE;  Q66HG3, CNDP1_RAT;  

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