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Entry
EC 3.4.11.16                Enzyme                                 

Name
Xaa-Trp aminopeptidase;
aminopeptidase W;
aminopeptidase X-Trp;
X-Trp aminopeptidase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Aminopeptidases
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Release of a variety of N-terminal residues (especially glutamate and leucine) from peptides, provided tryptophan (or at least phenylalanine or tyrosine) is the penultimate residue. Also acts on Glu!Trp, Leu!Trp and a number of other dipeptides
Comment
A glycoprotein containing Zn2+, from renal and intestinal brush border membranes
History
EC 3.4.11.16 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:4062876]
  Authors
Gee NS, Kenny AJ.
  Title
Proteins of the kidney microvillar membrane. The 130 kDa protein in pig kidney, recognized by monoclonal antibody GK5C1, is an ectoenzyme with aminopeptidase activity.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 230 (1985) 753-64.
Reference
2  [PMID:2890346]
  Authors
Gee NS, Kenny AJ.
  Title
Proteins of the kidney microvillar membrane. Enzymic and molecular properties of aminopeptidase W.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 246 (1987) 97-102.
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CAS: 
137010-33-4

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