The Enzyme Database

Your query returned 1 entry.    printer_iconPrintable version

Accepted name: pepsin B
Reaction: Degradation of gelatin; little activity on hemoglobin. Specificity on B chain of insulin more restricted than that of pepsin A; does not cleave at Phe1-Val, Gln4-His or Gly23-Phe
Other name(s): parapepsin I; pig gelatinase
Comments: Formed from pig pepsinogen B. In peptidase family A1 (pepsin A family)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, CAS registry number: 9025-48-3
1.  Ryle, A.P. The porcine pepsins and pepsinogens. Methods Enzymol. 19 (1970) 316–336.
[EC created 1961 as EC, transferred 1972 to EC, modified 1986]

Data © 2001–2023 IUBMB
Web site © 2005–2023 Andrew McDonald