ENZYME entry: EC 3.4.15.6

Accepted Name
Cyanophycinase.
Alternative Name(s)
Beta-asp-Arg hydrolyzing enzyme.
CGPase.
Cyanophycin degrading enzyme.
Cyanophycin granule polypeptidase.
Reaction catalysed
(L-Asp(4-L-Arg))(n) + H(2)O <=> (L-Asp(4-L-Arg))(n-1) + L-Asp(4-L-Arg)
Comment(s)
  • Highly specific for the branched polypeptide cyanophycin and does not hydrolyze poly-L-aspartate or poly-L-arginine.
  • A serine-type exopeptidase.
  • Belongs to peptidase family S51.
Cross-references
BRENDA3.4.15.6
EC2PDB3.4.15.6
ExplorEnz3.4.15.6
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.15.6
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.15.6
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.15.6
IntEnz3.4.15.6
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.4.15.6
MetaCyc3.4.15.6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
O86108, CPHB_ANAVT;  P56946, CPHB_GEMHP;  P58562, CPHB_NOSS1;  
P0C8P2, CPHB_SYNEL;  P73832, CPHB_SYNY3;  P0C8P3, CPHB_THEEB;  
Q8KQN8, CPHE_PSEAG;  

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