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Pepsinogen

PDB ID: 3PSG

Pepsin is a digestive enzyme than cleaves proteins in our food. This structure shows pepsinogen, the inactive form of the enzyme. After it is secreted into the digestive system, a small portion is removed to form the active enzyme.

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Length: 370
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Reference

PDB ID: 3PSG , Pubmed

The high-resolution crystal structure of porcine pepsinogen.

Hartsuck, J.A., Koelsch, G., Remington, S.J.

Journal: (1992) Proteins 13: 1-25


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