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Information on EC 3.4.22.38 - cathepsin K

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.4 Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases)
             3.4.22 Cysteine endopeptidases
                3.4.22.38 cathepsin K
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
Cat K, Cat-K, cath K, cathepsin K, cathepsin O, Cathepsin O2, cathepsin-K, catK, Ctk, CTSK, more
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REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
Broad proteolytic activity. With small-molecule substrates and inhibitors, the major determinant of specificity is P2, which is preferably Leu, Met > Phe, and not Arg
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endopeptidase
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