The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: picornain 2A
Reaction: Selective cleavage of Tyr┼Gly bond in picornavirus polyprotein
Other name(s): picornavirus endopeptidase 2A; poliovirus protease 2A; rhinovirus protease 2A; 2A protease; 2A proteinase; protease 2A; proteinase 2Apro; picornaviral 2A proteinase; Y-G proteinase 2A; poliovirus proteinase 2A; poliovirus protease 2Apro
Comments: From entero-, rhino-, aphto- and cardioviruses. Smaller than the homologous picornain 3C, which is also in peptidase family C3 (picornain 3C family)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, PDB, CAS registry number: 103406-62-8
1.  Bazan, J.F. and Fletterick, R.J. Viral cysteine proteases are homologous to the trypsin-like family of serine proteases: structural and functional implications. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 85 (1988) 7872–7876. [DOI] [PMID: 3186696]
2.  König, H. and Rosenwirth, B. Purification and partial characterization of poliovirus protease 2A by means of a functional assay. J. Virol. 62 (1988) 1243–1250. [PMID: 2831385]
3.  Kräusslich, H.-G. and Wimmer, E. Viral proteinases. Annu. Rev. Biochem. 57 (1988) 701–754. [DOI] [PMID: 3052288]
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