|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
Supersedes EC number: 22.214.171.124
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Mass balance status: Undetermined; a substrate lacks a chemical formula
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: clostripain
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: clostridiopeptidase B, clostridium histolyticum proteinase B, α-clostridipain, clostridiopeptidase
Enzyme Commission Summary:
This enzyme catalyzes preferential cleavege :Arg-|-, including Arg-|-Pro, but not Lys-.
From the bacterium Clostridium histolytic . It requires Ca2+ ions and is inhibited by EDTA. Type example of peptidase family.
Gilles79: Gilles AM, Imhoff JM, Keil B (1979). "alpha-Clostripain. Chemical characterization, activity, and thiol content of the highly active form of clostripain." J Biol Chem 254(5);1462-8. PMID: 762145
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