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ENZYME entry: EC

Accepted Name
Reaction catalysed
Specificity similar to pepsin A, prefers bulky hydrophobic side-chains on either side of the scissible bond
  • Isolated from cells and culture medium of the thermophilic archae Sulfolobus acidocaldarius, optimum digestion at pH 2 and 90 degrees Celsius, inhibited by pepstatin.
  • Another thermostable bacterial endopeptidase has been isolated from Bacillus sp., but this is not inhibited by pepstatin.
  • Belongs to peptidase family A5.
  • Formerly EC
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.4.23.42
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.23.42
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.4.23.42
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