3946 hypothetical proteinThalassiosira pseudonana
GO:0004190 GO:0006508 -
aspartic-type endopeptidase activity
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of internal, alpha-peptide bonds in a polypeptide chain by a mechanism in which a water molecule bound by the side chains of aspartic residues at the active center acts as a nucleophile.
The hydrolysis of proteins into smaller polypeptides and/or amino acids by cleavage of their peptide bonds.