IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Glu-Glu dipeptidase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of the GluGlu dipeptide

Other names: α-glutamyl-glutamate dipeptidase; glutamylglutamic arylamidase

Comments: It is unclear whether the specificity of this enzyme extends to other α-glutamyl dipeptides

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-73-6


1. Pratt, A.G., Crawford, E.J. and Friedkin, M. The hydrolysis of mono-, di-, and triglutamate derivatives of folic acid with bacterial enzymes. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 6367-6372. [PMID: 5726892]

[EC created 1972]

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