Term Information

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Accession
GO:0008233
Name
peptidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
hydrolase, acting on peptide bonds, peptide hydrolase activity, protease activity, proteinase activity
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of a peptide bond. A peptide bond is a covalent bond formed when the carbon atom from the carboxyl group of one amino acid shares electrons with the nitrogen atom from the amino group of a second amino acid. Source: GOC:jl, ISBN:0815332181
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0008233 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_metagenomics
goslim_aspergillus
goslim_chembl
goslim_generic
goslim_candida
goslim_yeast
goslim_pir

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Parents of peptidase activity (GO:0008233)
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peptidase activity [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  proteolysis (GO:0006508)
peptidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
peptidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  catalytic activity, acting on a protein (GO:0140096)
Children of peptidase activity (GO:0008233)
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regulation of peptidase activity (GO:0052547) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  peptidase activity
peptidase regulator activity (GO:0061134) [RO:0002211 relation] RO:0002211  peptidase activity
peptidase inhibitor activity (GO:0030414) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  peptidase activity
peptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides (GO:0070011) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidase activity
peptidase activator activity (GO:0016504) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  peptidase activity
oligopeptidase activity (GO:0070012) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidase activity
peptidase complex (GO:1905368) [RO:0002215 relation] RO:0002215  peptidase activity
positive regulation of peptidase activity (GO:0010952) [RO:0002213 relation] RO:0002213  peptidase activity
isopeptidase activity (GO:0070122) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidase activity
peptidase activity, acting on D-amino acid peptides (GO:0070010) [is_a relation] is_a  peptidase activity
negative regulation of peptidase activity (GO:0010466) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  peptidase activity