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MetaCyc Reaction: 3.4.17.15

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number: 3.4.17.15

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: The left side is missing: R: 1 N: 1 C: 2 O: 1 H: 2

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: carboxypeptidase A2

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: CPA2

Taxonomic Range: Metazoa

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -48.12524 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
This enzyme is similar to that of carboxypeptidase A (EC 3.4.17.1), but with a preference for bulkier C-terminal residues.

Isolated from rat pancreas but not present in cattle pancreas. In peptidase family M14 (carboxypeptidase A family).

Citations: [Dehm70]

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:3.4.17.15 , ENZYME:EC:3.4.17.15 , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:3.4.17.15 , UniProt:RELATED-TO:P19222 , UniProt:RELATED-TO:P48052


References

Dehm70: Dehm P, Nordwig A (1970). "The cleavage of prolyl peptides by kidney peptidases. Isolation of a microsomal carboxypeptidase from swine kidney." Eur J Biochem 17(2);372-7. PMID: 5500406

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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