3.4.23.5: cathepsin D

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

Reaction

Specificity similar to, but narrower than, that of pepsin A. Does not cleave the Gln4-His bond in B chain of insulin =

Synonyms

BmCatD, CAD 1, CAD 2, CAD 3, CapD, CAT-D, CatD, cath-D, cathD, cathepsin D, cathepsin D-like proteinase, cathepsin D1, cathepsin D2, CTSD, EC 3.4.4.23, PCD, Pep4p, pro-cathepsin, pro-cathepsin D, pro-CD, proCDrec

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.5 cathepsin D