IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: carboxypeptidase T

Reaction: Releases a C-terminal residue, which may be hydrophobic or positively charged

Other name(s): CPT (ambiguous)

Comments: Known from Thermoactinomyces vulgaris. In peptidase family M14 (carboxypeptidase A family)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 89623-65-4


1. Osterman, A.L., Stepanov, V.M., Rudenskaya, G.N., Khodova, O.M., Tsaplina, I.A., Yakovleva, M.B. and Loginova, L.G. Carboxypeptidase T - an extracellular carboxypeptidase of thermophilic actinomycetes - a remote analog of animal carboxypeptidases. Biochemistry (USSR) 49 (1984) 292-301. [PMID: 6424730]

2. Smulevitch, S.V., Osterman, A.L., Galperina, O.V., Matz, M.V., Zagnitko, O.P., Kadyrov, R.M., Tsaplina, I.A., Grishin, N.V., Chestukhina, G.G. and Stepanov, V.M. Molecular cloning and primary structure of Thermoactinomyces vulgaris carboxypeptidase T: a metalloenzyme endowed with dual substrate specificity. FEBS Lett. 291 (1991) 75-78. [PMID: 1936254]

3. Teplyakov, A., Polyakov, K., Obmolova, G., Strokopytov, B., Kuranova, I., Osterman, A., Grishin, N., Smulevitch, S., Zagnitko, O., Galperina, O., Matz, M. and Stepanov, V. Crystal structure of carboxypeptidase T from Thermoactinomyces vulgaris. Eur. J. Biochem. 208 (1992) 281-288. [PMID: 1521526]

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