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Accepted name: coccolysin
Reaction: Preferential cleavage: ┼Leu, ┼Phe, ┼Tyr, ┼Ala
Other name(s): Streptococcus thermophilus intracellular proteinase; EM 19000
Comments: A 30 kDa endopeptidase found intracellularly in S. thermophilus [1] and S. diacetilactis [2] and in the medium of S. faecalis [3,4]. In peptidase family M4 (thermolysin family). Formerly included in EC
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, CAS registry number: 156859-08-4
1.  Desmazeaud, M.J. Propriétés générales et spécificité d’action d’une endopeptidase neutre intracellulaire de Streptococcus thermophilus. Biochimie 56 (1974) 1173–1181. [DOI] [PMID: 4451671]
2.  Desmazeaud, M.J. and Zevaco, C. General properties and substrate specificity of an intracellular neutral protease from Streptococcus diacetilactis. Ann. Biol. Anim. Biochem. Biophys. 16 (1976) 851–868.
3.  Smith, R.A.G., Green, J. and Kopper, P.H. The purification and properties of a fibrinolytic neutral metalloendopeptidase from Streptococcus faecalis. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 202 (1980) 629–638. [DOI] [PMID: 6779709]
4.  Mäkinen, P.-L., Clewell, D.B., An, F., Mäkinen, K.K. Purification and substrate specificity of a strongly hydrophobic extracellular metalloendopeptidase ("gelatinase") from Streptococcus faecalis (strain 0G1-10). J. Biol. Chem. 264 (1989) 3325–3334. [PMID: 2536744]
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