IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Xaa-Arg dipeptidase

Reaction: Preferential hydrolysis of XaaArg, XaaLys or Xaaornithine dipeptides

Other names: aminoacyl-lysine dipeptidase; N2-(4-amino-butyryl)-L-lysine hydrolase; X-Arg dipeptidase

Comments: Widely distributed in mammals

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-72-5


1. Kumon, A., Matsuoka, Y., Kakimoto, Y., Nakajima, T. and Sano, I. A peptidase that hydrolyzes α-N-(γ-aminobutyryl)lysine. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 200 (1970) 466-474. [PMID: 5436646]

[EC created 1972]

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