Accepted name: atroxase
Reaction: Cleavage of His5┼Leu, Ser9┼His, His10┼Leu, Ala14┼Leu and Tyr16┼Leu of insulin B chain
Comments: A nonhemorrhagic endopeptidase from the venom of the western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) that cleaves fibrinogen. In peptidase family M12 (astacin family)
1.  Willis, T.W. and Tu, A.T. Purification and biochemical characterization of atroxase, a nonhemorrhagic fibrinolytic protease from western diamondback rattlesnake venom. Biochemistry 27 (1988) 4769–4777. [PMID: 3167016]
[EC created 1992]