adamalysin

adamalysin

A generic term for a protein family in the metzincin superfamily of metalloproteases, which includes the ADAMs (“a disintegrin and metalloprotease”) and the ADAMTSs (“a disintegrin and metalloprotease with thrombospondin motif”) families.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sang, "Inhibitory antibodies against endopeptidase activity of human adamalysin 19," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
Sang, "Autolytic processing at Glu586-Ser587 within the cysteine-rich domain of human adamalysin 19/disintegrin-metalloproteinase 19 is necessary for its proteolytic activity," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
The matrix metalloproteinases or matrixins (MMPs) are members of the large metzincin superfamily such as the astacins, serralysins, reprolysins, and adamalysins or disintegrin metalloproteinases (ADAMs).