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C5a peptidase

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C5a peptidase

(Science: enzyme) streptococcus pyogenes enzyme inactivates complement 5a by cleaving at lysine 68, removing a six-amino acid fragment

Pharmacological action: complement inactivators

registry number: EC 3.4.99.-

Synonym: streptococcus c5a peptidase, gbs c5a-ase, group b streptococci c5a-ase, scpa protein