EC 3.4.21.55 - Venombin AB

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EC 3.4.21.55

Names

Accepted name:
venombin AB
Other names:
Bitis gabonica venom serine proteinase
afaâcytin
gabonase
okinaxobin II
Systematic name:
-

Reaction

Comments:

From the venom of the Gaboon viper Bitis gabonica. Activates Factor XIII. Not inhibited by antithrombin III/heparin or hirudin, unlike EC 3.4.21.5 (thrombin).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 104003-74-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Pirkle, H., Theodor, I., Miyada, D. and Simmons, G.
    Thrombin-like enzyme from the venom of Bitis gabonica. Purification, properties and coagulant actions.
    J. Biol. Chem. 261: 8830-8835 (1986). [PMID: 3522580]

[EC 3.4.21.55 created 1989]