metallopeptidase activity

id: GO:0008237
name: metallopeptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of peptide bonds 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.

Child Functions

GO:0004222metalloendopeptidase activity
GO:0008235metalloexopeptidase activity

Parent Functions

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