3.4.23.46: memapsin 2

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about memapsin 2, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

broad endopeptidase specificity. Cleaves Glu-Val-Asn-Leu-/-Asp-Ala-Glu-Phe in the Swedish variant of Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein =

Synonyms

alpha-secretase, amyloid precursor protein secretase, APP secretase, Asec-1A, aspartic protease BACE, aspartic protease BACE1, Aspartic proteinase, aspartic proteinase BACE1, BACE, BACE 1, BACE I, BACE-1, BACE-2, BACE1, BACE1/beta-secretase, BACE2, beta protein amyloidogenase, beta-amyloid cleaving enzyme, beta-amyloid cleaving enzyme 1, beta-amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme, beta-amyloid protein precursor secretase, beta-amyloid-cleaving enzyme, beta-amyloid-converting enzyme-1, beta-APP cleaving enzyme 1, beta-secretase, beta-secretase enzyme 1, beta-secretase-1, beta-site Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme 1 (BACE1), beta-site amyloid cleaving enzyme, beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme, beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme 1, beta-site amyloid precursor protein cleaving enzyme-1, beta-site amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme, beta-site amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme 1, beta-site APP (amyloid precursor protein) cleaving enzyme, beta-site APP cleaving enzyme, beta-site APP cleaving enzyme 1, beta-site APP-cleaving enzyme 1, D-aspartyl-beta-amyloid secretase, gamma-secretase, memapsin 1, memapsin 2, memapsin2, membrane-bound aspartic protease, NACE1, presenilin 1, presenilin-1, presenilin-2, protease Asp2, proteinase BACE1

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.46 memapsin 2