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Keyword - Metalloprotease (KW-0482)

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Definition

Proteolytic enzyme which use a metal for its catalytic mechanism. Most metalloproteases are zinc-dependent, some use cobalt.

Synonyms

  • Metallopeptidase

Category

Molecular function

GOi

metallopeptidase activity [ GO:0008237 ]

Graphical

MetalloproteaseProteaseMolecular functionHydrolase