EC 126.96.36.199 - 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 188.8.131.52 created 1961 as EC 184.108.40.206, transferred 1972 to EC 220.127.116.11, modified 1986]