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Limulus clotting enzyme

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EC number  3.4.21.86
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
MetaCyc  metabolic pathway

Limulus clotting enzyme (EC 3.4.21.86, clotting enzyme) is an enzyme. This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Selective cleavage of -Arg18- and -Arg47- bonds in coagulogen to form coagulin and fragments

This enzyme is present in the hemocyte granules of horseshoe crabs Limulus and Tachypleus.

References

Limulus clotting enzyme Wikipedia


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