IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: clostridial aminopeptidase

Reaction: Release of any N-terminal amino acid, including proline and hydroxyproline, but no cleavage of Xaa-Pro-

Other names: Clostridium histolyticum aminopeptidase

Comments: A secreted enzyme from Clostridium histolyticum, requiring Mn2+ or Co2+

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 59680-69-2


1. Kessler, E. and Yaron, A. A novel aminopeptidase from Clostridium histolyticum. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 50 (1973) 405-412. [PMID: 4631895]

2. Kessler, E. and Yaron, A. An extracellular aminopeptidase from Clostridium histolyticum. Eur. J. Biochem. 63 (1976) 271-287. [PMID: 4318]

3. Kessler, E. and Yaron, A. Extracellular aminopeptidase from Clostridium histolyticum. Methods Enzymol. 45 (1976) 544-552. [PMID: 13266]

[EC created 1978]

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