Throughout the world many thousands of scientists work on one aspect or another of proteolytic enzymes, and we hope that this page may help a little to make the community more integrated. If you would like to suggest additional items that might be included on the page, please contact us at



The International Proteolysis Society is the largest society for those interested in proteolytic enzymes. A major conference is organised every second year. The Website at provides details for those who would like to join. Highly recommended!

MEROPS would be happy to list other societies here.


See also:

MEROPS is happy to announce conferences - just tell us about them.

Websites and Newsgroups

Other proteolysis-related Websites include the following (in no particular order):


Family C2

Family M12

MEROPS would be happy to add other Websites to this list.


Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes (Rawlings, N. D. and Salvesen, G. S., eds), three volumes, Elsevier, Amsterdam (2013).


This is to provide contact details for a few of the specialist suppliers of materials and services that may be of interest to researchers working on peptidases.