Dipeptidase 2

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dipeptidase 2
Identifiers
SymbolDPEP2
Entrez64174
HUGO23028
OMIM609925
RefSeqNM_022355
UniProtQ9H4A9
Other data
EC number3.4.13.19
LocusChr. 16 q22.1

Dipeptidase 2 (DPEP2) is a protein which in humans is encoded by the DPEP2 gene.[1]

DPEP2 belongs to the membrane-bound dipeptidase (EC 3.4.13.19) family. These enzymes hydrolyze a variety of dipeptides, including leukotriene D4, the beta-lactam ring of some antibiotics, and cystinyl-bis-glycine (cys-bis-gly) formed during glutathione degradation.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Habib GM, Shi ZZ, Cuevas AA, Lieberman MW (July 2003). "Identification of two additional members of the membrane-bound dipeptidase family". The FASEB Journal. 17 (10): 1313–5. doi:10.1096/fj.02-0899fje. PMID 12738806.
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: Dipeptidase 2".

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