Term Information [More information on cysteine-type peptidase activity]

Accession
GO:0008234
Name
cysteine-type peptidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0004220
cysteine protease activity, thiol protease activity
Definition
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of peptide bonds in a polypeptide chain by a mechanism in which the sulfhydryl group of a cysteine residue at the active center acts as a nucleophile. Source: GOC:mah, http://merops.sanger.ac.uk/about/glossary.htm#CATTYPE
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0008234 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of cysteine-type peptidase activity (GO:0008234)
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cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) organic substance metabolic process (GO:0071704)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) macromolecule metabolic process (GO:0043170)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) primary metabolic process (GO:0044238)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) protein metabolic process (GO:0019538)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) proteolysis (GO:0006508)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) peptidase activity (GO:0008233)
cysteine-type peptidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  peptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides (GO:0070011)
Children of cysteine-type peptidase activity (GO:0008234)
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cysteine-type endopeptidase activity (GO:0004197) [is_a relation] is_a  cysteine-type peptidase activity
cysteine-type endopeptidase inhibitor activity (GO:0004869) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  cysteine-type peptidase activity
cysteine-type exopeptidase activity (GO:0070004) [is_a relation] is_a  cysteine-type peptidase activity
ubiquitin-like protein-specific protease activity (GO:0019783) [is_a relation] is_a  cysteine-type peptidase activity
EC
3.4.-.-