Summary for peptidase A01.021: plasmepsin (Plasmodium sp.)

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Names
MEROPS Nameplasmepsin (Plasmodium sp.)
Domain architecture
MEROPS Classification
Classification Clan AA >> Subclan (none) >> Family A1 >> Subfamily A >> A01.021
Holotypeplasmepsin (Plasmodium sp.) (Plasmodium vivax) (peptidase unit: 126-449), MERNUM MER0005370
History Identifier created: MEROPS 3.30 (20 July 1999)
Activity
Catalytic typeAspartic
NC-IUBMBNot yet included in IUBMB recommendations.
PhysiologyContributes to haemoglobin degradation in the nutrition of Plasmodium infecting a mammalian host (Bernstein et al., 2003).
Other databases WIKIPEDIAhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasmepsin