3.4.23.20: Penicillopepsin

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Reaction

Hydrolysis of proteins with broad specificity similar to that of pepsin A, preferring hydrophobic residues at P1 and P1', but also cleaving Gly20-/-Glu in the B chain of insulin. Clots milk, and activates trypsinogen =

Synonyms

Acid protease A, EC 3.4.23.6, EC 3.4.23.7, mold kinase, More, pencillopepsin-JT1, pencillopepsin-JT2, Penicillium citrinum acid proteinase, Penicillium cyclopium acid proteinase, Penicillium expansum acid proteinase, Penicillium janthinellum acid proteinase, Penicillium janthinellum aspartic proteinase, penicillium kinase, Penicillium roqueforti acid proteinase, penicillopepsin-JT1, penicillopepsin-JT2, penicillopepsin-JT3, Peptidase A, Proteinase, Penicillium aspartic, Proteinase, Penicillium caseicolum aspartic, Proteinase, Penicillium citrinum aspartic, Proteinase, Penicillium cyclopium acid, Proteinase, Penicillium duponti aspartic, Proteinase, Penicillium expansum aspartic, Proteinase, Penicillium janthinellum acid, Proteinase, Penicillium roqueforti aspartic

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.20 Penicillopepsin

Activating Compound

Activating Compound on EC 3.4.23.20 - Penicillopepsin

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ACTIVATING COMPOUND
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
COMMENTARY hide
LITERATURE
IMAGE
Leu-Gly-Leu
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inhibits trypsinogen activation, activates cleavage of Leu-Tyr amide
Reagents converting sulfhydryl groups to mercaptides
Penicillium duponti
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activate
reduced glutathione
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enhances milk clotting activity