ENZYME entry: EC 3.4.21.64

Accepted Name
Peptidase K.
Alternative Name(s)
Endopeptidase K.
Proteinase K.
Tritirachium album proteinase K.
Tritirachium alkaline proteinase.
Reaction catalysed
Hydrolysis of keratin, and of other proteins with subtilisin-like specificity. Hydrolyzes peptide amides
Comment(s)
  • From the mold Tritirachium album Limber.
  • Contains two disulfide bridges and one free Cys near the active site His.
  • Belongs to peptidase family S8.
  • Formerly EC 3.4.4.16 and EC 3.4.21.14.
Cross-references
PROSITEPDOC00125
BRENDA3.4.21.64
EC2PDB3.4.21.64
ExplorEnz3.4.21.64
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.21.64
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.21.64
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.21.64
IntEnz3.4.21.64
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MetaCyc3.4.21.64
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P06873, PRTK_ENGAL

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