EC 3.4.22.3 - Ficain

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EC 3.4.22.3

Names

Accepted name:
ficain
Other names:
debricin
ficin
higueroxyl delabarre
Systematic name:

Reaction

Comments:

The major proteolytic component of the latex of fig, Ficus glabrata. Cysteine endopeptidases with similar properties are present in other members of the large genus Ficus. In peptidase family C1 (papain family). Formerly EC 3.4.4.12.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00126
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 9001-33-6

References

  1. Liener, I.E. and Friedenson, B.
    Ficin.
    Methods Enzymol. 19: 261-273 (1970).
  2. Brocklehurst, K., Willenbrock, F. and Salih, E.
    Cysteine proteinases.
    In: Neuberger, A. and Brocklehurst, K. (Eds.) New Comprehensive Biochemistry vol. 16, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1987, 39-158

[EC 3.4.22.3 created 1961 as EC 3.4.4.12, transferred 1972 to EC 3.4.22.3]