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GO term:cysteine-type peptidase activity
Synonym: cysteine protease activity
Synonym: thiol protease activity
GO id:GO:0008234
Alternate id: GO:0004220
Definition:Catalysis of the hydrolysis of peptide bonds in a polypeptide chain by a mechanism in which the sulfhydryl group of a cysteine residue at the active center acts as a nucleophile.
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is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-ahydrolase activity
                                is-apeptidase activity
                                        is-apeptidase activity, acting on L-amino acid peptides
                                                is-aaspartic-type peptidase activity +
                                                is-aATP-dependent peptidase activity
                                                is-acysteine-type peptidase activity [GO:0008234] (175 genes, 468 annotations)
                                                        is-acysteine-type endopeptidase activity +
                                                        is-acysteine-type exopeptidase activity +
                                                        is-aubiquitin-like protein-specific protease activity +
                                                is-aendopeptidase activity +
                                                is-aexopeptidase activity +
                                                is-aglutamic-type peptidase activity +
                                                is-ametallopeptidase activity +
                                                is-aserine-type peptidase activity +
                                                is-athreonine-type peptidase activity +

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