3.4.11.16: Xaa-Trp aminopeptidase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about Xaa-Trp aminopeptidase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

Release of a variety of N-terminal residues (especially glutamate and leucine) from peptides, provided tryptophan (or at least phenylalanine or tyrosine) is the penultimate residue. Also acts on Glu-/-Trp, Leu-/-Trp and a number of other dipeptides =

Synonyms

aminopeptidase W, aminopeptidase X-Trp

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.11 Aminopeptidases
                3.4.11.16 Xaa-Trp aminopeptidase