Beta-secretase 1 - P56817 (BACE1_HUMAN)


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  • Number of PDB entries for P56817: 316
Responsible for the proteolytic processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP). Cleaves at the N-terminus of the A-beta peptide sequence, between residues 671 and 672 of APP, leads to the generation and extracellular release of beta-cleaved soluble APP, and a corresponding cell-associated C-terminal fragment which is later released by gamma-secretase. (data source: UniProt  )
Catalytic Activity

Broad endopeptidase specificity. Cleaves Glu-Val-Asn-Leu-|-Asp-Ala-Glu-Phe in the Swedish variant of Alzheimer amyloid precursor protein.

(data source: UniProt  )
Subunit structure
Monomer. Interacts with GGA1, GGA2 and GGA3. Interacts with RTN3 and RTN4. Interacts with SNX6. Interacts with PCSK9. Interacts with NAT8 and NAT8B. (data source: UniProt  )
The transmembrane domain is necessary for its activity. It determines its late Golgi localization and access to its substrate, APP. (data source: UniProt  )
Isoforms: 6, currently showing only the 'canonical' sequence.
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