serine-type endopeptidase activity

id: GO:0004252
name: serine-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 catalytic mechanism that involves a catalytic triad consisting of a serine nucleophile that is activated by a proton relay involving an acidic residue (e.g. aspartate or glutamate) and a basic residue (usually histidine).

Parent Functions

GO:0004175endopeptidase activity
GO:0008236serine-type peptidase activity