ADAM 17 endopeptidase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about ADAM 17 endopeptidase, go to the full flat file.


Narrow endopeptidase specificity. Cleaves Pro-Leu-Ala-Gln-Ala-/-Val-Arg-Ser-Ser-Ser in the membrane-bound, 26-kDa form of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha). Similarly cleaves other membrane-anchored, cell-surface proteins to 'shed' the extracellular domains =


(TACE/ADAM17/CD156q), (TACE:ADAM17), a disintegrin and metalloprotease 17, ADAM-17, ADAM17, ADAM17 proteinase, ADAM17/tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-A)converting enzyme, ADAMTS-2, CD156, H-TACE, human TACE B, metalloprotease TACE, metalloprotease-disintegrin tumour necrosis factor alpha convertase, metalloproteinase ADAM17, pro tumor necrosis factor cleavage enzyme, pro-tumor necrosis factor-alpha-processing enzyme, proteinase, pro-tumor necrosis factor (9CI), sheddase, TACE, TACE proteinase, TACE/ADAM17, TNF-alpha convertase, TNF-alpha converting enzyme, TNF-alpha processing protease, tumor necrosis factor alpha convertase, tumor necrosis factor alpha converting enzyme, tumor necrosis factor alpha-converting enzyme, tumor necrosis factor-alpha converting enzyme, tumor necrosis factor-alpha-converting enzyme, tumour necrosis factor alpha-converting enzyme


     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.24 Metalloendopeptidases
       ADAM 17 endopeptidase