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TTD Target ID: TTDR00571

Target Information
NameDipeptidyl-peptidase I    
Type of targetResearch target    
SynonymsCathepsin C    
Cathepsin J    
Cysteine protease dipeptidyl peptidase I    
Dipeptidyl peptidase I    
Dipeptidyl transferase    
DiseaseAlzheimer's disease
[ICD9: 331.0   ICD10: G30]
[ICD9: 995.91   ICD10: A40, A41]
BioChemical ClassHydrolases acting on peptide bonds (Peptidases)    
EC NumberEC
UniProt IDP53634
PDB Structure1K3B; 2DJF; 2DJG; 3PDF.    
FunctionThiol protease. Has dipeptidylpeptidase activity. Can act as both an exopeptidase and endopeptidase. Activates serine proteases such as elastase, cathepsin g and granzymes a and b. Can also activate neuramindase and factor xiii.    
Target ValidationClick to Find Target Validation Information.    
Inhibitor (S)-2-amino-N-[3]
Cross References 3D Structure
Related Literature
On-Line Medical Dictionary
Ref 1Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. To Reference
Ref 2Mast cell dipeptidyl peptidase I mediates survival from sepsis. J Clin Invest. 2004 Feb;113(4):628-34. To Reference
Ref 3Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2006 Jul 1;16(13):3614-7. Epub 2006 May 2.Dipeptidyl nitriles as human dipeptidyl peptidase I inhibitors. To Reference
Ref 4Bioorg Med Chem. 2009 Feb 1;17(3):1064-70. Epub 2008 Feb 7.Substrate optimization for monitoring cathepsin C activity in live cells. To Reference


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