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Accepted name: pancreatic elastase II
Reaction: Preferential cleavage: Leu┼, Met┼ and Phe┼. Hydrolyses elastin
Other name(s): pancreatic elastase 2
Comments: A peptidase of family S1 (trypsin family) formed by activation of proelastase II from mammalian pancreas by trypsin. Usually, only one of the pancreatic elastases (see also EC is expressed in a given species; human pancreatic elastase is of type II
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, PDB, CAS registry number: 75603-19-9
1.  Fletcher, T.S., Shen, W.-F. and Largman, C. Primary structure of human pancreatic elastase 2 determined by sequence analysis of the cloned mRNA. Biochemistry 26 (1987) 7256–7261. [PMID: 3427074]
2.  Shirasu, Y., Yoshida, H., Matsuki, S., Takemura, K., Ikeda, N., Shimada, Y., Ozawa, T., Mikayama, T., Iijima, H., Ishida, A., Sato, Y., Tamai, Y., Tanaka, J. and Ikenaga, H. Molecular cloning and expression in Escherichia coli of a cDNA encoding human pancreatic elastase 2. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 102 (1987) 1555–1563. [PMID: 2834346]
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