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Sequence version 1 (19 Jul 2004)
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Protein

Glutamyl endopeptidase

Gene

sspA

Organism
Staphylococcus aureus (strain MRSA252)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:4 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the 'correct annotation' for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Protein inferred from homologyi <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the 'protein existence' evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

Preferentially cleaves peptide bonds on the carboxyl-terminal side of aspartate and glutamate. Along with other extracellular proteases it is involved in colonization and infection of human tissues. Required for proteolytic maturation of thiol protease SspB and inactivation of SspC, an inhibitor of SspB. It is the most important protease for degradation of fibronectin-binding protein (FnBP) and surface protein A, which are involved in adherence to host cells. May also protect bacteria against host defense mechanism by cleaving the immunoglobulin classes IgG, IgA and IgM. May be involved in the stability of secreted lipases (By similarity).

By similarity

Miscellaneous

The cascade of activation of extracellular proteases proceeds from the metalloprotease aureolysin (aur), through SspA to SspB.By similarity

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">Function</a> section describes the catalytic activity of an enzyme, i.e. a chemical reaction that the enzyme catalyzes.<p><a href='/help/catalytic_activity' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Catalytic activityi

  • Preferential cleavage: Glu-|-Xaa, Asp-|-Xaa.PROSITE-ProRule annotation EC:3.4.21.19

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">Function</a> section is used for enzymes and indicates the residues directly involved in catalysis.<p><a href='/help/act_site' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Active sitei119Charge relay systemPROSITE-ProRule annotation1
Active sitei161Charge relay systemPROSITE-ProRule annotation1
Active sitei237Charge relay systemPROSITE-ProRule annotation1

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionHydrolase, Protease, Serine protease
Biological processVirulence

Enzyme and pathway databases

BioCyc Collection of Pathway/Genome Databases

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BioCyci
SAUR282458:G1G3O-1081-MONOMER

Protein family/group databases

MEROPS protease database

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MEROPSi
S01.269

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Glutamyl endopeptidase (EC:3.4.21.19)
Alternative name(s):
Endoproteinase Glu-C
Staphylococcal serine proteinase
V8 protease
V8 proteinase
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: 'Name', 'Synonyms', 'Ordered locus names' and 'ORF names'.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:sspA
Ordered Locus Names:SAR1022
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiStaphylococcus aureus (strain MRSA252)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the 'taxonomic identifier' or 'taxid'.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri282458 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiBacteriaFirmicutesBacilliBacillalesStaphylococcaceaeStaphylococcus
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000000596 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes%5Fmanual">proteome</a> can consist of several components.<br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Secreted

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section denotes the presence of an N-terminal signal peptide.<p><a href='/help/signal' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Signal peptidei1 – 29Sequence analysisAdd BLAST29
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM / Processing</a> section describes a propeptide, which is a part of a protein that is cleaved during maturation or activation. Once cleaved, a propeptide generally has no independent biological function.<p><a href='/help/propep' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PropeptideiPRO_000002689030 – 68By similarityAdd BLAST39
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing or proteolytic cleavage.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_000002689169 – 357Glutamyl endopeptidaseAdd BLAST289

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM/processing</a> section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs). This subsection <strong>complements</strong> the information provided at the sequence level or describes modifications for which <strong>position-specific data is not yet available</strong>.<p><a href='/help/post-translational_modification' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Post-translational modificationi

Proteolytically cleaved by aureolysin (aur). This cleavage leads to the activation of SspA (By similarity).By similarity

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection describes interesting single amino acid sites on the sequence that are not defined in any other subsection. This subsection can be displayed in different sections ('Function', 'PTM / Processing', 'Pathology and Biotech') according to its content.<p><a href='/help/site' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sitei68 – 69Cleavage; by aureolysinBy similarity2

Keywords - PTMi

Zymogen

<p>This section provides information on the tertiary and secondary structure of a protein.<p><a href='/help/structure_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Structurei

3D structure databases

SWISS-MODEL Repository - a database of annotated 3D protein structure models

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SMRi
Q6GI34

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

Domains and Repeats

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section indicates the positions and types of repeated sequence motifs or repeated domains within the protein.<p><a href='/help/repeat' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Repeati289 – 29113
Repeati292 – 29423
Repeati295 – 29733
Repeati298 – 30043
Repeati301 – 30353
Repeati304 – 30663
Repeati307 – 30973
Repeati310 – 31283
Repeati313 – 31593
Repeati316 – 318103
Repeati319 – 321113
Repeati322 – 324123
Repeati325 – 327133
Repeati328 – 330143
Repeati331 – 333153
Repeati337 – 339163
Repeati340 – 342173
Repeati343 – 345183

Region

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes a region of interest that cannot be described in other subsections.<p><a href='/help/region' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Regioni33 – 58DisorderedSequence analysisAdd BLAST26
Regioni282 – 357DisorderedSequence analysisAdd BLAST76
Regioni289 – 34518 X 3 AA repeats of P-[DN]-NAdd BLAST57

Compositional bias

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'Family and Domains' section describes the position of regions of compositional bias within the protein and the particular type of amino acids that are over-represented within those regions.<p><a href='/help/compbias' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Compositional biasi33 – 54Polar residuesSequence analysisAdd BLAST22
Compositional biasi294 – 338Pro residuesSequence analysisAdd BLAST45
Compositional biasi339 – 357Polar residuesSequence analysisAdd BLAST19

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the peptidase S1B family.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Repeat, Signal

Phylogenomic databases

The HOGENOM Database of Homologous Genes from Fully Sequenced Organisms

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HOGENOMi
CLU_073589_1_0_9

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
NFANDDQ

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
1468733at2

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
2.40.10.10, 2 hits

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR009003, Peptidase_S1_PA
IPR043504, Peptidase_S1_PA_chymotrypsin
IPR008256, Peptidase_S1B
IPR008353, Peptidase_S1B_tx
IPR028301, V8_his_AS
IPR000126, V8_ser_AS

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR01774, EXFOLTOXIN
PR00839, V8PROTEASE

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF50494, SSF50494, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS00672, V8_HIS, 1 hit
PS00673, V8_SER, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence%5Flength">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is in its mature form or if it represents the precursor.<p><a href='/help/sequence_processing' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

Q6GI34-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
« Hide
        10         20         30         40         50
MKGKFLKVSS LFVATLTTAT LVSSPAANAL SSKAMDNHPQ QTQTDKQQTP
60 70 80 90 100
KIQKGGNLKP LEQRERANVI LPNNDRHQIT DTTNGHYAPV TYIQVEAPTG
110 120 130 140 150
TFIASGVVVG KDTLLTNKHI VDATHGDPHA LKAFASAINQ DNYPNGGFTA
160 170 180 190 200
EQITKYSGEG DLAIVKFSPN EQNKHIGEVV KPATMSNNAE TQVNQNITVT
210 220 230 240 250
GYPGDKPVAT MWESKGKITY LKGEAMQYDL STTGGNSGSP VFNEKNEVIG
260 270 280 290 300
IHWGGVPNQF NGAVFINENV RNFLKQNIED INFANDDHPN NPDNPDNPNN
310 320 330 340 350
PDNPNNPDNP NNPDNPDNPN NPDNPNNPDN PNNPDQPNNP NNPDNGDNNN

SDNPDAA
Length:357
Mass (Da):38,639
Last modified:July 19, 2004 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:i0AB1A85D162A0395
GO

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:

EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
BX571856 Genomic DNA Translation: CAG40026.1

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
WP_000676561.1, NC_002952.2

Genome annotation databases

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
sar:SAR1022

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
BX571856 Genomic DNA Translation: CAG40026.1
RefSeqiWP_000676561.1, NC_002952.2

3D structure databases

SMRiQ6GI34
ModBaseiSearch...

Protein family/group databases

MEROPSiS01.269

Genome annotation databases

KEGGisar:SAR1022

Phylogenomic databases

HOGENOMiCLU_073589_1_0_9
OMAiNFANDDQ
OrthoDBi1468733at2

Enzyme and pathway databases

BioCyciSAUR282458:G1G3O-1081-MONOMER

Miscellaneous databases

Protein Ontology

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PROi
PR:Q6GI34

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di2.40.10.10, 2 hits
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR009003, Peptidase_S1_PA
IPR043504, Peptidase_S1_PA_chymotrypsin
IPR008256, Peptidase_S1B
IPR008353, Peptidase_S1B_tx
IPR028301, V8_his_AS
IPR000126, V8_ser_AS
PRINTSiPR01774, EXFOLTOXIN
PR00839, V8PROTEASE
SUPFAMiSSF50494, SSF50494, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00672, V8_HIS, 1 hit
PS00673, V8_SER, 1 hit

MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiSSPA_STAAR
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called 'Primary (citable) accession number'.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q6GI34
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification ('Last modified'). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: June 7, 2005
Last sequence update: July 19, 2004
Last modified: June 2, 2021
This is version 95 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programProkaryotic Protein Annotation Program

<p>This section contains any relevant information that doesn't fit in any other defined sections<p><a href='/help/miscellaneous_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Miscellaneousi

Documents

  1. Peptidase families
    Classification of peptidase families and list of entries
  2. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
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