exopeptidase activity

id: GO:0008238
name: exopeptidase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of a peptide bond not more than three residues from the N- or C-terminus of a polypeptide chain, in a reaction that requires a free N-terminal amino group, C-terminal carboxyl group or both.

Child Functions

GO:0004177aminopeptidase activity
GO:0004180carboxypeptidase activity
GO:0008235metalloexopeptidase activity
GO:0008239dipeptidyl-peptidase activity
GO:0008240tripeptidyl-peptidase activity
GO:0008241peptidyl-dipeptidase activity
GO:0008242omega peptidase activity
GO:0016805dipeptidase activity
GO:0034701tripeptidase activity
GO:0070004cysteine-type exopeptidase activity
GO:0070008serine-type exopeptidase activity

Parent Functions

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