3.4.23.1: pepsin A

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

Reaction

Preferential cleavage: hydrophobic, preferably aromatic, residues in P1 and P1' positions. Cleaves Phe1-/-Val, Gln4-/-His, Glu13-/-Ala, Ala14-/-Leu, Leu15-/-Tyr, Tyr16-/-Leu, Gly23-/-Phe, Phe24-/-Phe and Phe25-/-Tyr bonds in the B chain of insulin =

Synonyms

EC 3.4.4.1, elixir lactate of pepsin, fundus-pepsin, lactated pepsin, lactated pepsin elixir, P I, pepsin, pepsin 1, pepsin A, pepsin D, pepsin fortior, Pepsin I/II, pepsin R, pepsins A1, pepsins A2, PG1, shewasin A

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.1 pepsin A