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Entry
EC 3.4.21.85                Enzyme                                 

Name
limulus clotting factor _overbar_B_
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Serine endopeptidases
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Reaction(IUBMB)
Selective cleavage of -Arg98!Ile- bond in limulus proclotting enzyme to form active clotting enzyme
Comment
From the hemocyte granules of the horseshoe crabs Limulus and Tachypleus. Factor B is activated by limulus clotting factor _overbar_C_. In peptidase family S1 (trypsin family)
History
EC 3.4.21.85 created 1993
Reference
1  [PMID:3519594]
  Authors
Nakamura T, Horiuchi T, Morita T, Iwanaga S.
  Title
Purification and properties of intracellular clotting factor, factor B, from horseshoe crab (Tachypleus tridentatus) hemocytes.
  Journal
J. Biochem. (Tokyo). 99 (1986) 847-57.
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CAS: 
848851-53-6

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