IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: β-aspartyl-peptidase

Reaction: Cleavage of a β-linked Asp residue from the N-terminus of a polypeptide

Other name(s): β-aspartyl dipeptidase; β-aspartyl peptidase; β-aspartyldipeptidase

Comments: Other isopeptide bonds, e.g. γ-glutamyl and β-alanyl, are not hydrolysed. A mammalian, cytosolic enzyme. Formerly EC

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37288-74-7


1. Haley, E.E. β-Aspartyl peptidase from rat liver. Methods Enzymol. 19 (1970) 737-741

[EC created 1972 as EC, transferred 1992 to EC, modified 1997]

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