3.4.23.21: Rhizopuspepsin

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

Reaction

hydrolysis of proteins with broad specificity similar to that of pepsin A, preferring hydrophobic residues at P1 and P1'. Clots milk and activates trypsinogen. Does not cleave Gln4-His, but does cleave His10-/-Leu and Val12-/-Glu in B chain of insulin =

Synonyms

Aspartate protease, EC 3.4.23.6, EC 3.4.23.9, More, Neurase, Proteinase, Rhizopus acid, Rhizopus acid protease, Rhizopus acid proteinase, Rhizopus aspartic proteinase, rhizopuspepsinogen

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.21 Rhizopuspepsin