metalloendopeptidase activity

id: GO:0004222
name: metalloendopeptidase 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 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:0004175endopeptidase activity
GO:0008237metallopeptidase activity