IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glutamyl endopeptidase

Reaction: Preferential cleavage: Glu, Asp

Other names: V8 proteinase; endoproteinase Glu-C; staphylococcal serine proteinase

Comments: From Staphylococcus aureus strain V8. In appropriate buffer the specificity is restricted to Glu. In peptidase family S1 (trypsin family)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 137010-42-5


1. Drapeau, G.R. Protease from Staphylococcus aureus. Methods Enzymol. 45 (1976) 469-475. [PMID: 1012010]

2. Drapeau, G.R. The primary structure of staphylococcal protease. Can. J. Biochem. 56 (1978) 534-544. [PMID: 96922]

3. Carmona C. and Gray G.L. Nucleotide sequence of the serine protease gene of Staphylococcus aureus, strain V8. Nucleic Acids Res.15 (1987) 6757 only. [PMID: 3306605]

[EC created 1978]

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