Unit

UNIT 21.10 An Overview of Serine Proteases

  1. Lizbeth Hedstrom

Published Online: 1 FEB 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471140864.ps2110s26

Current Protocols in Protein Science

Current Protocols in Protein Science

How to Cite

Hedstrom, L. 2002. An Overview of Serine Proteases. Current Protocols in Protein Science. 26:21.10:21.10.1–21.10.8.

Author Information

  1. Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2002
  2. Published Print: DEC 2001

Abstract

This unit summarizes the families of serine proteases and their mechanism of catalysis. Methods for assays and determining substrate specificity are briefly described. The mode of action of commonly available inhibitors is also included.