3.4.23.4: chymosin

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

Reaction

Broad specificity similar to that of pepsin A. Clots milk by cleavage of a single Ser-Phe105-/-Met-Ala bond in kappa-chain of casein =

Synonyms

chymase, chymosin, chymosin A, chymosin B, EC 3.4.4.3, More, Preprorennin, prochymosin, rennin

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.4 chymosin