3.4.23.B14: plasmepsin IV

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

Reaction

cleavage of hemoglobin. In the S3 and S2 subsites, the plasmepsin 4 orthologs all prefer hydrophobic amino acid residues, Phe or Ile, but reject charged residues such as Lys or Asp. In S2' and S3' subsites these plasmepsins tolerate both hydrophobic and hydrophilic residues =

Synonyms

A01.059, PfPM4, PgPM4, plasmepsin 4, Plm IV, PM IV, PM-IV, PM4, PmPM4, PoPM4, PSM4, PvPM4

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.B14 plasmepsin IV