Homologous Superfamily

Herpesvirus protease superfamily (IPR035443)

Short name: Herpes_virus_sf

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Herpesvirus protease is required for the life cycle of the virus and is an attractive target for the design and development of new anti-herpes agents. The protease belongs to a new class of serine proteases, with a novel backbone fold and a unique Ser-His-His catalytic triad [PMID: 12549906].

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