Summary for peptidase A01.013: mucorpepsin

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MEROPS Namemucorpepsin
Other namesMucor rennin, Rhizomucor rennin, Rennilase
Domain architecture
MEROPS Classification
Classification Clan AA >> Subclan (none) >> Family A1 >> Subfamily A >> A01.013
Holotypemucorpepsin (Rhizomucor miehei), Uniprot accession P00799 (peptidase unit: 76-424), MERNUM MER0000929
History Identifier created: Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes (1998) Academic Press, London.
Catalytic typeAspartic
PeplistIncluded in the Peplist with identifier PL00011
NC-IUBMBSubclass 3.4 (Peptidases) >> Sub-subclass 3.4.23 (Aspartic endopeptidases) >> Peptidase
EnzymologyBRENDA database
Proteolytic eventsCutDB database (1 cleavage)
BiotechnologyUsed in cheese making for limited proteolysis of casein (Awad et al., 1999; Fernandez-Lahore et al., 1999).