aspartic-type endopeptidase activity

id: GO:0004190
name: aspartic-type endopeptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: 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.

Child Functions

GO:0042500aspartic endopeptidase activity, intramembrane cleaving

Parent Functions

GO:0004175endopeptidase activity
GO:0070001aspartic-type peptidase activity