Homologous Superfamily

Murein tetrapeptide carboxypeptidase, N-terminal (IPR027478)

Short name: LdcA_N

Description

This superfamily represents the N-terminal of muramoyl-tetrapeptide carboxypeptidase, also known as LD-carboxypeptidase A. The enzyme hydrolyses a peptide bond between a di-basic amino acid and the C-terminal D-alanine in the tetrapeptide moiety in peptidoglycan. This cleaves the bond between an L- and a D-amino acid. This activity is has a role ine in murein recycling [PMID: 10428950, PMID: 18535144]. Proteins containing this domain also include the microcin c7 self-immunity protein Q47511.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
GENE3D