EC 3.4.22.35 - Histolysain

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EC 3.4.22.35

Names

Accepted name:
histolysain
Other names:
Entamoeba histolytica cysteine protease
Entamoeba histolytica cysteine proteinase
Entamoeba histolytica neutral thiol proteinase
amebapain
histolysin
Systematic name:

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Comments:

From the protozoan, Entamoeba histolytica. In peptidase family C1 (papain family).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 92228-52-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Lushbaugh, W.B., Hofbauer, A.F. and Pittman, F.E.
    Entamoeba histolytica: purification of cathepsin B.
    Exp. Parasitol. 59: 328-336 (1985). [PMID: 2860002]
  2. Luaces, A.L. and Barrett, A.J.
    Affinity purification and biochemical characterization of histolysin: the major cysteine proteinase of Entamoeba histolytica.
    Biochem. J. 250: 903-909 (1988). [PMID: 2898937]

[EC 3.4.22.35 created 1992]