Summary: Cathepsin C exclusion domain
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|Cathepsin C exclusion domain|
re-determination of the native structure of human dipeptidyl peptidase i (cathepsin c)
Cathepsin C appears to be a central coordinator for activation of many serine proteases in immune/inflammatory cells.
Cathepsin C catalyses excision of dipeptides from the N-terminus of protein and peptide substrates, except if (i) the amino group of the N-terminus is blocked, (ii) the site of cleavage is on either side of a proline residue, (iii) the N-terminal residue is lysine or arginine, or (iv) the structure of the peptide or protein prevents further digestion from the N-terminus.
The cDNAs encoding rat, human, murine, bovine, dog and two Schistosome cathepsin Cs have been cloned and sequenced and show that the enzyme is highly conserved. The human and rat cathepsin C cDNAs encode precursors (prepro-cathepsin C) comprising signal peptides of 24 residues, pro-regions of 205 (rat cathepsin C) or 206 (human cathepsin C) residues and catalytic domains of 233 residues which contain the catalytic residues and are 30-40% identical to the mature amino acid sequences of papain and a number of other cathepsins including cathepsins, B, H, K, L, and S.
The translated prepro-cathepsin C is processed into the mature form by at least four cleavages of the polypeptide chain. The signal peptide is removed during translocation or secretion of the pro-enzyme (pro-cathepsin C) and a large N-terminal proregion fragment (also known as the exclusion domain), which is retained in the mature enzyme, is separated from the catalytic domain by excision of a minor C-terminal part of the pro-region, called the activation peptide. A heavy chain of about 164 residues and a light chain of about 69 residues are generated by cleavage of the catalytic domain.
Unlike the other members of the papain family, mature cathepsin C consists of four subunits, each composed of the N-terminal proregion fragment, the heavy chain and the light chain. Both the pro-region fragment and the heavy chain are glycosylated.
Cathepsin C functions as a key enzyme in the activation of granule serine peptidases in inflammatory cells, such as elastase and cathepsin G in neutrophils cells and chymase and tryptase in mast cells. In many inflammatory diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Asthma, Sepsis and Cystic Fibrosis, a significant part of the pathogenesis is caused by increased activity of some of these inflammatory proteases. Once activated by cathepsin C, the proteases are capable of degrading various extracellular matrix components, which can lead to tissue damage and chronic inflammation.
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- The MEROPS online database for peptidases and their inhibitors: C01.070
- Cathepsin C at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
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Cathepsin C (dipeptidyl peptidase I) is the physiological activator of a group of serine proteases. This domain corresponds to the exclusion domain whose structure excludes the approach of a polypeptide apart from its termini. It forms an enclosed beta barrel structure composed from 8 anti-parallel beta strands . Based on a structural comparison and interaction data, it is suggested that the exclusion domain originates from a metallo-protease inhibitor .
Turk D, Janjic V, Stern I, Podobnik M, Lamba D, Dahl SW, Lauritzen C, Pedersen J, Turk V, Turk B; , EMBO J. 2001;20:6570-6582.: Structure of human dipeptidyl peptidase I (cathepsin C): exclusion domain added to an endopeptidase framework creates the machine for activation of granular serine proteases. PUBMED:11726493 EPMC:11726493
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InterPro entry IPR014882
Cathepsin C (dipeptidyl peptidase I) is the physiological activator of a group of serine proteases. This protein corresponds to the exclusion domain whose structure excludes the approach of a polypeptide apart from its termini. It forms an enclosed beta barrel structure composed from 8 anti-parallel beta strands [PUBMED:11726493]. Based on a structural comparison and interaction data, it is suggested that the exclusion domain originates from a metallo-protease inhibitor [PUBMED:11726493].
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