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Descriptor English: Endopeptidase K
Descriptor Spanish: Endopeptidasa K
Descriptor Portuguese: Endopeptidase K
Descriptor French: Endopeptidase K
Entry term(s): Alkaline Proteinase, Tritirachium
Protease K
Proteinase K
Proteinase, Tritirachium Alkaline
Tritirachium Alkaline Proteinase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.656.300.760.247
D08.811.277.656.959.350.247
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
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
DeCS ID: 33019
Unique ID: D019286
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Endopeptidase K - Preferred
Concept UI M0028715
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.
Preferred term Endopeptidase K
Entry term(s) Alkaline Proteinase, Tritirachium
Protease K
Proteinase K
Proteinase, Tritirachium Alkaline
Tritirachium Alkaline Proteinase



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