ENZYME entry: EC 3.4.23.12

Accepted Name
Nepenthesin.
Alternative Name(s)
Nepenthes aspartic proteinase.
Reaction catalysed
Similar to pepsin, but also cleaves on either side of Asp and at Lys-|-Arg
Comment(s)
  • From the insectivorous plants Nepenthes sp. (secretions) and Drosera peltata (ground-up leaves).
  • Aspartic endopeptidases are probably present in many other plants, including lotus and sorghum.
  • Formerly EC 3.4.99.4.
Cross-references
BRENDA3.4.23.12
EC2PDB3.4.23.12
ExplorEnz3.4.23.12
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.23.12
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.23.12
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.23.12
IntEnz3.4.23.12
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.4.23.12
MetaCyc3.4.23.12
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P69476, NEP1_NEPDI;  Q766C3, NEP1_NEPGR;  P69477, NEP2_NEPDI;  
Q766C2, NEP2_NEPGR;  

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