IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: tryptophanyl aminopeptidase

Reaction: Preferential release of N-terminal tryptophan

Other names: tryptophan aminopeptidase; L-tryptophan aminopeptidase

Comments: From Trichosporon cutaneum. Also acts on L-tryptophanamide. Requires Mn2+

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 76689-19-5


1. Iwayama, A., Kimura, T., Adachi, O. and Ameyama, M. Crystallization and characterization of a novel aminopeptidase from Trichosporon cutaneum. Agric. Biol. Chem. 47 (1983) 2483-2493

[EC created 1989]

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