Known from Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. A zinc metallopeptidase in peptidase family M3 (thimet oligopeptidase family). Ac-Ala┼Ala-Ala is a good test substrate . Inhibited by captopril, as is peptidyl-dipeptidase A. Formerly EC 126.96.36.199, and included in EC 188.8.131.52, peptidyl-dipeptidase A.
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[EC 184.108.40.206 created 1981 as EC 220.127.116.11, modified 1989, transferred 1996 to EC 18.104.22.168]