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Entry
EC 3.4.21.3                 Enzyme                                 

Name
metridin;
Metridium proteinase A;
sea anemone protease A;
sea anemone proteinase A
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Serine endopeptidases
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Preferential cleavage: Tyr!, Phe!, Leu!; little action on Trp-!
Comment
Digestive enzyme from the sea anemone Metridium senile.
History
EC 3.4.21.3 created 1972
Reference
1  [PMID:4389140]
  Authors
Gibson D, Dixon GH.
  Title
Chymotrypsin-like proteases from the sea anemone, Metridium senile.
  Journal
Nature. 222 (1969) 753-6.
Reference
2  [PMID:4150616]
  Authors
Stevenson KJ, Gibson D, Dixon GH.
  Title
Amino acid analyses of chymotrypsin-like proteases from the sea anemone (Metridium senile).
  Journal
Can. J. Biochem. 52 (1974) 93-100.
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37288-75-8

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