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Accepted name: bacterial leucyl aminopeptidase
Reaction: Release of an N-terminal amino acid, preferentially leucine, but not glutamic or aspartic acids
Other name(s): Aeromonas proteolytica aminopeptidase
Comments: A zinc enzyme. Forms of the enzyme have been isolated from Aeromonas proteolytica, Escherichia coli and Streptococcus thermophilus. Examples are known from peptidase families M17 and M28 (of leucyl aminopeptidase and aminopeptidase Y, respectively)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, PDB, CAS registry number: 37288-67-8
1.  Prescott, J.M. and Wilkes, S.H. Aeromonas aminopeptidase: purification and some general properties. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 117 (1966) 328–336. [DOI] [PMID: 4961737]
2.  Dick, A.J., Matheson, A.T. and Wang, J.H. A ribosomal-bound aminopeptidase in Escherichia coli B: purification and properties. Can. J. Biochem. 48 (1970) 1181–1188. [PMID: 4920230]
3.  Rabier, D. and Desmazeaud, M.J. Inventaire des différentes activités peptidasiques intracellulaires de Streptococcus thermophilus. Purification et propriétés d’une dipeptide-hydrolase et d’une aminopeptidase. Biochimie 55 (1973) 389–404. [DOI] [PMID: 4749719]
[EC created 1972]

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