External Ids for DPEP2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DPEP2 Gene
DPEP2 belongs to the membrane-bound dipeptidase (EC 188.8.131.52) family. These enzymes hydrolyze a variety of dipeptides, including leukotriene D4, the beta-lactam ring of some antibiotics, and cystinyl-bis-glycine (cys-bis-gly) formed during glutathione degradation (Habib et al., 2003 [PubMed 12738806]).[supplied by OMIM, Mar 2008]
GeneCards Summary for DPEP2 Gene
DPEP2 (Dipeptidase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Metabolism and Metabolism. GO annotations related to this gene include metalloexopeptidase activity and dipeptidyl-peptidase activity. An important paralog of this gene is DPEP1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for DPEP2 Gene
Probable metalloprotease which hydrolyzes leukotriene D4 (LTD4) into leukotriene E4 (LTE4).