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Entry
EC 3.4.22.7                 Enzyme                                 

Name
asclepain
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Cysteine endopeptidases
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Similar to that of papain
Comment
From the latex of milkweed, Asclepias syriaca. It has multiple forms, and is in peptidase family C1 (papain family)
History
EC 3.4.22.7 created 1972
Reference
1  [PMID:36921]
  Authors
Brockbank WJ, Lynn KR.
  Title
Purification and preliminary characterization of two asclepains from the latex of Asclepias syriaca L. (milkweed).
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 578 (1979) 13-22.
  Organism
Asclepias syriaca
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
37288-80-5

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