C5a peptidasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Streptococcus pyogenes enzyme inactivates complement 5a by cleaving at lysine 68, removing a six-amino acid fragment

Pharmacological action: complement inactivators

Registry number: EC 3.4.99.-

Synonyms: streptococcus c5a peptidase, gbs c5a-ase, group b streptococci c5a-ase, scpa protein

(26 Jun 1999)

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