ECEL1 - Endothelin-converting enzyme-like 1 - human protein (Function)
 
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ECEL1 »  Endothelin-converting enzyme-like 1   [ EC 3.4.24.- ]
 
Protein also known as:  Xce protein.
Gene name:  ECEL1
Family name: Peptidase M13
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
May contribute to the degradation of peptide hormones and be involved in the inactivation of neuronal peptides.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Metal ion bindingdefinition[GO:0046872]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Metalloendopeptidase activitydefinition[GO:0004222] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Metallopeptidase activitydefinition[GO:0008237]  
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  • TASPINC
GO biological process 
Neuropeptide signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0007218]  
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  • TASPINC
Proteolysisdefinition[GO:0006508]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Respiratory system processdefinition[GO:0003016]  
  • ISSOrtholog Curator
Enzymatic activity 
It requires the following cofactor
Binds 1 zinc ion (By similarity).  
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Keywords

Molecular function 
Hydrolase  definition   [KW-0378]
Metalloprotease  definition   [KW-0482]
Protease  definition   [KW-0645]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: ECEL1
GenomeRNAi: 9427
PRO: PR:O95672