N-Formylmethionyl-peptidase

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N-formylmethionyl-peptidase
Identifiers
EC number 3.4.19.7
CAS number 76106-80-4
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

N-formylmethionyl-peptidase (EC 3.4.19.7, (fMet)-releasing enzyme, formylmethionine aminopeptidase) is an enzyme.[1] This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Release of an N-terminal, formyl-methionyl residue from a polypeptide

This enzyme is highly specific for N-formylmethionyl peptides.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suda, H.; Yamamoto, K.; Aoyagi, T.; Umezawa, H. (1980). "Purification and properties of N-formylmethionine aminopeptidase from rat liver". Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 616: 60–67. doi:10.1016/0005-2744(80)90263-6. PMID 7437450. 

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