3.4.22.15: cathepsin L

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about cathepsin L, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

similar to that of papain. As compared to cathepsin B, cathepsin L exhibits higher activity towards protein substrates, but has little activity on Z-Arg-Arg-NHMec, and no peptidyl-dipeptidase activity =

Synonyms

AgCatL, Aldrichina grahami cysteine proteinase, cat L, Cat L-A, Cath L, cath-L, cathepsin L, cathepsin L isoform CRA-b, cathepsin L-A, cathepsin L-A1, cathepsin L-A2, cathepsin L-A3, cathepsin L-B, cathepsin L-like, cathepsin L-like enzyme, cathepsin L-like proteinase, cathepsin L1, cathepsin L1H, cathepsin-L, cathepsin-L T2V, CatL, CATL A IV, CATL-1, CATL-2, CatL1G, CatL1H, CatL5, CL41.5, CPL, cpl-1, CtL, CTSL, CTSL1, CTSL2, Cwp84, human cathepsin L, major excreted protein, MEP, PDP, progesterone-dependent protein, SMCL1, sperm-histone protease

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
                3.4.22.15 cathepsin L