EC - Endothiapepsin

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Accepted name:
Other names:
Endothia parasitica acid proteinase
Endothia parasitica aspartic proteinase
Endothia acid proteinase
Endothia aspartic proteinase
Systematic name:



From the ascomycete Endothia parasitica. In peptidase family A1 (pepsin A family). Formerly EC, and included in EC

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , MEROPS , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00128
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
CAS Registry Number: 37205-60-0


  1. Whitaker, J.R.
    Protease of Endothia parasitica.
    Methods Enzymol. 19: 436-445 (1970).
  2. Williams, D.C., Whitaker, J.R. and Caldwell, P.V.
    Hydrolysis of peptide bonds of the oxidized B-chain of insulin by Endothia parasitica protease.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 149: 52-61 (1972). [PMID: 4552802]
  3. Barkholt, V.
    Amino acid sequence of endothiapepsin. Complete primary structure of the aspartic protease from Endothia parasitica.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 167: 327-338 (1987). [PMID: 3305016]
  4. Cooper, J., Foundling, S., Hemmings, A., Blundell, T., Jones, D.M., Hallett, A. and Szelke, M.
    The structure of a synthetic pepsin inhibitor complexed with endothiapepsin.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 167: 215-221 (1987). [PMID: 3119339]

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