Summary for peptidase A01.054: tick heme-binding aspartic proteinase (Rhipicephalus microplus)

Summary Alignment Sequences Sequence features Distribution Literature Substrates Inhibitors

 

Names
MEROPS Nametick heme-binding aspartic proteinase (Rhipicephalus microplus)
Other namesTHAP
Domain architecture
MEROPS Classification
Classification Clan AA >> Subclan (none) >> Family A1 >> Subfamily A >> A01.054
Holotypetick heme-binding aspartic proteinase (Rhipicephalus microplus) (Boophilus microplus) (peptidase unit: 24-354), MERNUM MER0006077
History Identifier created: MEROPS 5.3 (4 December 2000)
Activity
Catalytic typeAspartic
NC-IUBMBNot yet included in IUBMB recommendations.
PhysiologyA possible role of this tick egg-yolk cathepsin in degradation of vitellin, the major yolk protein of tick eggs, has been considered, although expression of the gene is not entirely confined to ovary (Logullo et al., 1998).