EC 18.104.22.168 - Pepsin B
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
- Degradation of gelatin; little activity on hemoglobin. Specificity on B chain of insulin more restricted than that of pepsin A; does not cleave at Phe1-Val, Gln4-His or Gly23-Phe.
Formed from pig pepsinogen B. In peptidase family A1 (pepsin A family).
Links to other databases
The porcine pepsins and pepsinogens.Methods Enzymol. 19: 316-336 (1970).
[EC 22.214.171.124 created 1961 as EC 126.96.36.199, transferred 1972 to EC 188.8.131.52, modified 1986]