3.4.23.2: pepsin B

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

Reaction

degradation of gelatin; little activity on hemoglobin. Specificity on B chain of insulin additional information restricted than that of pepsin A; does not cleave at Phe1-Val, Gln4-His or Gly23-Phe =

Synonyms

EC 3.4.4.2, gelatinase, More, parapepsin I

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.2 pepsin B