peptidase activity

id: GO:0008233
name: peptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of a peptide bond. A peptide bond is a covalent bond formed when the carbon atom from the carboxyl group of one amino acid shares electrons with the nitrogen atom from the amino group of a second amino acid.

Child Functions

GO:0070010peptidase activity, acting on D-amino acid peptides
GO:0070011peptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides
GO:0070012oligopeptidase activity
GO:0070122isopeptidase activity

Parent Functions

GO:0016787hydrolase activity