Peptidase M3A/M3B catalytic domain (IPR001567)

Short name: Pept_M3A_M3B

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Domain relationships



This group of metallopeptidases belong to MEROPS peptidase family M3 (clan MA(E)), subfamilies M3A and M3B. The protein fold of the peptidase domain for members of this family resembles that of thermolysin, the type example for clan MA.

The Thimet oligopeptidase family, is a large family of archaeal, bacterial and eukaryotic oligopeptidases that cleave medium sized peptides. The group contains:

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006508 proteolysis

Molecular Function

GO:0004222 metalloendopeptidase activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.