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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Alternative Name(s)
(fMet)-releasing enzyme.
Reaction catalysed
Release of an N-terminal, formyl-methionyl residue from a polypeptide
  • Highly specific for N-formylmethionyl-peptides.
  • Will not cleave methionyl peptides or N-formyl derivatives of amino acids other than methionine.
  • Isolated from liver.
  • Inhibited by heavy metals and activated by chloride.
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.19.7
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.19.7
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.19.7
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