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|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 22.214.171.124
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Mass balance status: Undetermined; a substrate lacks a chemical formula
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: cytosol alanyl aminopeptidase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: arylamidase, aminopolypeptidase, thiol-activated aminopeptidase, human liver aminopeptidase, puromycin-sensitive aminopeptidase, soluble alanyl aminopeptidase, cytosol aminopeptidase III, alanine aminopeptidase
Enzyme Commission Summary:
This enzyme catalyzes release of an N-terminal amino acid, preferentially alanine, from a wide range of peptides, amides and arylamides.
A puromycin-sensitive, Co2+-activated zinc-sialoglycoprotein that is generally cytosolic. Multiple forms are widely distributed in mammalian tissues and body fluids. In peptidase family M1 (membrane alanyl aminopeptidase family).
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