In this volume of Methods in Enzymology and its companion Volume 244, the chapters on specific methods, enzymes, and inhibitors are organized within the rational framework of the new systems for classificationand nomenclature. A wide variety of specificities of peptide bond hydrolysis are represented in each set of peptidases, together with an equally wide range of biological functions.
* Aspartic peptidases
* New information on classification of proteolytic enzymes
* Medical implications of research in this area
* Biotechnological uses of these enzymes
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"Because this is a very significant and timely review, this book is a worthy contribution to any chemical, biological, or medical library for those interested not only in proteases but also their physiologic roles in matrix degradation and post-translational processing."
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Book Description Academic Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0121821498