EC 3.4.11.4 - Tripeptide aminopeptidase

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EC 3.4.11.4

Names

Accepted name:
tripeptide aminopeptidase
Other names:
alanine-phenylalanine-proline arylamidase
aminoexotripeptidase
aminotripeptidase
imidoendopeptidase
lymphopeptidase
peptidase B
peptidase T
tripeptidase
Systematic name:

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A zinc enzyme, widely distributed in mammalian tissues. Formerly EC 3.4.1.3.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0045148
CAS Registry Number: 9056-26-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (199) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Doumeng, C. and Maroux, S.
    Aminopeptidase, a cytosol enzyme from rabbit intestinal mucosa.
    Biochem. J. 177: 801-808 (1979). [PMID: 109082]
  2. Sachs, L. and Marks, N.
    A highly specific aminotripeptidase of rat brain cytosol. Substrate specifity and effects of inhibitors.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 706: 229-238 (1982). [PMID: 7126601]

[EC 3.4.11.4 created 1961 as EC 3.4.1.3, transferred 1972 to EC 3.4.11.4]