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Accepted name: staphopain
Reaction: Broad endopeptidase action on proteins including elastin, but rather limited hydrolysis of small-molecule substrates. Assays are conveniently made with hemoglobin, casein or Z-Phe-Arg-NHMec as substrate
Other name(s): staphylopain
Comments: Known from species of Staphylococcus. Type example of peptidase family C47.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, PDB, SWISSPROT, CAS registry number: 347841-89-8
1.  Hofmann, B., Hecht, H.J., Kiess, M. and Schomburg, D. Crystal structure of a thiol proteinase from Staphylococcus aureus V8 in the E-64 inhibitor complex. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. A (Suppl.) 49 (1993) 102.
2.  Potempa, J., Dubin, A. and Travis, J. Staphylopain. In: Barrett, A.J., Rawlings, N.D. and Woessner, J.F. (Eds), Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes, London, 1998, pp. 669–671.
3.  Dubin, G., Chmiel, D., Mak, P., Rakwalska, M., Rzychon, M. and Dubin, A. Molecular cloning and biochemical characterisation of proteases from Staphylococcus epidermidis. Biol. Chem. 382 (2001) 1575–1582. [PMID: 11767947]
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