3.4.23.1: pepsin A

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Word Map on EC 3.4.23.1

Reaction

Preferential cleavage: hydrophobic, preferably aromatic, residues in P1 and P1' positions. Cleaves Phe1-/-Val, Gln4-/-His, Glu13-/-Ala, Ala14-/-Leu, Leu15-/-Tyr, Tyr16-/-Leu, Gly23-/-Phe, Phe24-/-Phe and Phe25-/-Tyr bonds in the B chain of insulin =

Synonyms

pepsin, lactated pepsin, pepsin fortior, fundus-pepsin, elixir lactate of pepsin, P I, lactated pepsin elixir, pepsin R, EC 3.4.4.1, pepsin D, Pepsin I/II, Aspartic proteinase, PG1, PG2, P-III, pepsins A1, pepsins A2, pepsin A, pepsin 1, shewasin A, pepsinogen A, shewasin D, pepsinogen/PAG-Like, pep/PAG-L, pepsin A2, pepsin A1, PG1-1, PG2-2, P-Ia, P-Ib, P-II

ECTree

     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
                3.4.23.1 pepsin A