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Scutelarin

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EC number  3.4.21.60
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
CAS number  93389-45-8
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry

Scutelarin (EC 3.4.21.60, taipan activator, Oxyuranus scutellatus prothrombin-activating proteinase) is an enzyme. This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Selective cleavage of Arg-Thr and Arg-Ile in prothrombin to form thrombin and two inactive fragments

This enzyme is isolated from the venom of the Taipan snake (Oxyuranus scutellatus).

References

Scutelarin Wikipedia


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