cysteine-type endopeptidase activity

id: GO:0004197
name: cysteine-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 the sulfhydryl group of a cysteine residue at the active center acts as a nucleophile.

Child Functions

GO:0004198calcium-dependent cysteine-type endopeptidase activity
GO:0070137small conjugating protein-specific endopeptidase activity
GO:0097153cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process

Parent Functions

GO:0004175endopeptidase activity
GO:0008234cysteine-type peptidase activity