cysteine-type peptidase activity

id: GO:0008234
name: cysteine-type peptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of 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:0004197cysteine-type endopeptidase activity
GO:0019783small conjugating protein-specific protease activity
GO:0070004cysteine-type exopeptidase activity

Parent Functions

GO:0070011peptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides