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Endopeptidase K MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endopeptidase K
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.300.760.247
D08.811.277.656.959.350.247
Unique ID
D019286
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019286
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of keratin, and of other proteins with subtilisin-like specificity. It hydrolyses peptide amides. Endopeptidase K is from the mold Tritirachium album Limber. (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 3.4.21.64.
Entry Term(s)
Protease K
Proteinase K
Tritirachium Alkaline Proteinase
Registry Number
EC 3.4.21.64
Previous Indexing
Peptide Peptidohydrolases (1979-1987)
Serine Proteinases (1988-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; ENDOPEPTIDASE K was indexed under SERINE PROTEINASES 1988-96 & PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASES 1979-87
Online Note
use ENDOPEPTIDASE K (NM) to search ENDOPEPTIDASE K 1980-96
History Note
97; was ENDOPEPTIDASE K (NM) 1979-96
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Endopeptidase K Preferred
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