EC 3.4.22.7 - Asclepain

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EC 3.4.22.7

Names

Accepted name:
asclepain
Systematic name:

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Comments:

From the latex of milkweed, Asclepias syriaca. It has multiple forms, and is 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: 37288-80-5

References

  1. Brockbank, W.J. and Lynn, K.R.
    Purification and preliminary characterization of two asclepains from the latex of Asclepias syriaca L. (milkweed).
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 578: 13-22 (1979). [PMID: 36921]

[EC 3.4.22.7 created 1972]