matrix processing peptidasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> From matrix fraction of rat liver mitochondria; cleaves mitochondrial protein precursors; inhibited by metal chelators and reactived by mn2+; classified as EC 3.4.24.64

Registry number: EC 3.4.24.-

Synonyms: mitochondrial processing peptidase, mitochondrial processing protease, alpha-mpp, beta-mpp, p-52 protein, rat, p-55 protein, rat, mas1 protein, yeast, mas2 protein, yeast

(26 Jun 1999)