3.4.23.40: Phytepsin

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

Reaction

Prefers hydrophobic residues Phe, Val, Ile, Leu, and Ala at P1 and P1', but also cleaves -Phe-/-Asp- and -Asp-/-Asp- bonds in 2S albumin from plant seeds =

Synonyms

Acid protease, Ap1, Aspartic proteinase, Aspartyl endoproteinase, Barley grain aspartic proteinase, Carboxyl proteinase, CardA, cardB, Cardosin, cardosin A, cardosin B, Cynarase, cynarase A, cynarase B, cynarase C, Edestinase, HvAP, Nepenthesin, Oryzasin

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.40 Phytepsin

CAS Registry Number

CAS Registry Number on EC 3.4.23.40 - Phytepsin

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CAS REGISTRY NUMBER
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219715-98-7
not distinguished from other aspartic proteinases, i.e. Ec 3.4.23.x