EC - Bacterial leucyl aminopeptidase

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Accepted name:
bacterial leucyl aminopeptidase
Other name:
Aeromonas proteolytica aminopeptidase
Systematic name:




A zinc enzyme. Forms of the enzyme have been isolated from Aeromonas proteolytica, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus thermophilus. Examples are known from peptidase families M17 and M28 (of leucyl aminopeptidase and aminopeptidase Y, respectively).

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , MEROPS , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 37288-67-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (418) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Prescott, J.M. and Wilkes, S.H.
    Aeromonas aminopeptidase: purification and some general properties.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 117: 328-336 (1966). [PMID: 4961737]
  2. Dick, A.J., Matheson, A.T. and Wang, J.H.
    A ribosomal-bound aminopeptidase in Escherichia coli B: purification and properties.
    Can. J. Biochem. 48: 1181-1188 (1970). [PMID: 4920230]
  3. Rabier, D. and Desmazeaud, M.J.
    Inventaire des différentes activités peptidasiques intracellulaires de Streptococcus thermophilus. Purification et propriétés d'une dipeptide-hydrolase et d'une aminopeptidase.
    Biochimie (Paris) 55: 389-404 (1973). [PMID: 4749719]

[EC created 1972]