Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

ENPEP hydrolyzes Angiotensin-(1-8) to Angiotensin-(2-8) (R-HSA-2022399) [Homo sapiens]


Aminopeptidase A (APA, ENPEP) hydrolyzes the N-terminal amino acid of angiotensin-(1-8) (angiotensin II) to yield angiotensin-(2-8) (angiotensin III) (Goto et al. 2006). The catalysis is more specific and efficient in the presence of calcium ions (Goto et al. 2006).

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Compartment extracellular region , plasma membrane
GO Biological Process angiotensin maturation (0002003)
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ENPEP Dimer metallopeptidase activity (0008237)  
Literature References
pubMedId Title Journal Year
16790432 Enzymatic properties of human aminopeptidase A. Regulation of its enzymatic activity by calcium and angiotensin IV J Biol Chem 2006