Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NC-IUBMB)

Enzyme Nomenclature. Recommendations

Peptidase Nomenclature

This document consolidates the section Subclass 3.4 of Enzyme Nomenclature 1992 [San Diego, California, ISBN 0-12-227164-5 (hardback), 0-12-227165-3 (paperback)] with Supplement 1 (1993), Supplement 2 (1994), Supplement 3 (1995), Supplement 4 (1997), supplement 6, supplement 7, supplement 8, supplement 9, supplement 10 and supplement 11 (Supplements 1-4 were previously published in Eur. J. Biochem. 223, 1-5, 1994; Eur. J. Biochem. 232, 1-6, 1995, Eur. J. Biochem. 237, 1-5, 1996, and Eur. J. Biochem. 250, 1-6, 1997, respectively).

World Wide Web version prepared by G.P. Moss
Department of Chemistry, Queen Mary and Westfield College,
Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK

Suggestions and comments should be made to Professor K.F. Tipton and Dr S. Boyce (Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland).

Information about new peptidases or corrections to existing entries may be reported directly from these web pages or by using the form printed in the back of Enzyme Nomenclature.

See the preamble for details of the different approach needed for peptidase nomenclature.


Glossary of chemical names
Contents [Full list of peptidases]
Entries transferred in 1972
3.4.11 Aminopeptidases
3.4.13 Dipeptidases
3.4.14 Dipeptidyl-peptidases and tripeptidyl-peptidases
3.4.15 Peptidyl-dipeptidases
3.4.16 Serine-type carboxypeptidases
3.4.17 Metallocarboxypeptidases
3.4.18 Cysteine-type carboxypeptidases
3.4.19 Omega peptidases
3.4.21 Serine endopeptidases
3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
3.4.23 Aspartic endopeptidases
3.4.24 Metalloendopeptidases
3.4.25 Threonine endopeptidases
3.4.99 Endopeptidases of unknown catalytic mechanism

Continued with Preamble

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