metalloaminopeptidase activity

id: GO:0070006
name: metalloaminopeptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of N-terminal amino acid residues from a polypeptide chain by a mechanism in which water acts as a nucleophile, one or two metal ions hold the water molecule in place, and charged amino acid side chains are ligands for the metal ions.

Parent Functions

GO:0004177aminopeptidase activity
GO:0008235metalloexopeptidase activity