3.4.22.2: papain

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

Reaction

Hydrolysis of proteins with broad specificity for peptide bonds, but preference for an amino acid bearing a large hydrophobic side chain at the P2 position. Does not accept Val in P1' =

Synonyms

Adolph's Meat Tenderizer, arbuz, EC 3.4.4.10, enzeco papain, papain, papain-like cysteine protease, papain-like protease, papaine, papaya peptidase I, papaya proteinase 1, papayotin, PLCP, PLpro, PPI, summetrin, velardon

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
                3.4.22.2 papain