Summary for peptidase M11.001: gametolysin

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MEROPS Namegametolysin
Other namesChlamydomonas cell wall degrading protease, gamete lytic enzyme, lysin, gamete autolysin
Domain architecture
MEROPS Classification
Classification Clan MA >> Subclan MA(M) >> Family M11 >> Subfamily (none) >> M11.001
Holotypegametolysin (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii), Uniprot accession P31178 (peptidase unit: 184-638), MERNUM MER0001103
History Identifier created: Handbook of Proteolytic Enzymes (1998) Academic Press, London.
Catalytic typeMetallo
PeplistIncluded in the Peplist with identifier PL00172
NC-IUBMBSubclass 3.4 (Peptidases) >> Sub-subclass 3.4.24 (Metalloendopeptidases) >> Peptidase
EnzymologyBRENDA database
Proteolytic eventsCutDB database (5 cleavages)
BiotechnologyUse in preparation of Chlamydomonas protoplasts.
PhysiologyDigests cell wall to release gametes.