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Information on EC 3.4.22.2 - papain

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
                3.4.22.2 papain
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Reaction Schemes
Hydrolysis of proteins with broad specificity for peptide bonds, but preference for an amino acid bearing a large hydrophobic side chain at the P2 position. Does not accept Val in P1'
Synonyms
papaine, adolph's meat tenderizer, papaya peptidase i, more
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Hydrolysis of proteins with broad specificity for peptide bonds, but preference for an amino acid bearing a large hydrophobic side chain at the P2 position. Does not accept Val in P1'
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