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Entry
EC 3.4.24.13                Enzyme                                 

Name
IgA-specific metalloendopeptidase;
immunoglobulin A1 proteinase;
IgA protease;
IgA1-specific proteinase;
IgA1 protease;
IgA1 proteinase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Metalloendopeptidases
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Cleavage of Pro!Thr bond in the hinge region of the heavy chain of human IgA
Comment
A 190 kDa enzyme found in several pathogenic species of Streptococcus such as sanguis and pneumoniae. Type example of peptidase family M26. There is also an IgA-specific prolyl endopeptidase of the serine-type (see EC 3.4.21.72, IgA-specific serine endopeptidase)
History
EC 3.4.24.13 created 1984
Orthology
K01390  
IgA-specific metalloendopeptidase
Genes
SPN: 
SP_1154(zmpA)
SPD: 
SPR: 
spr1042(iga)
SPW: 
SPX: 
SNE: 
SPV: 
SNM: 
SJJ: 
SPP: 
SNT: 
SNC: 
SNB: 
SNP: 
SNI: 
SNV: 
SNX: 
SND: 
SPNG: 
SPNE: 
SPNU: 
SPNM: 
SPNO: 
SPNN: 
SSA: 
SOR: 
STD: 
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Taxonomy
Reference
1  [PMID:6792682]
  Authors
Kornfeld SJ, Plaut AG.
  Title
Secretory immunity and the bacterial IgA proteases.
  Journal
Rev. Infect. Dis. 3 (1981) 521-34.
Reference
2  [PMID:1987065]
  Authors
Gilbert JV, Plaut AG, Wright A.
  Title
Analysis of the immunoglobulin A protease gene of Streptococcus sanguis.
  Journal
Infect. Immun. 59 (1991) 7-17.
  Sequence
[ssa:SSA_1106]
Reference
3  [PMID:3294181]
  Authors
Gilbert JV, Plaut AG, Fishman Y, Wright A.
  Title
Cloning of the gene encoding streptococcal immunoglobulin A protease and its expression in Escherichia coli.
  Journal
Infect. Immun. 56 (1988) 1961-6.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
72231-73-3

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