Can efficiently cleave only ISG15 fusions including native ISG15 conjugates linked via isopeptide bonds. Necessary to maintain a critical cellular balance of ISG15-conjugated proteins in both healthy and stressed organisms. Belongs to the peptidase C19 family. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC 3.4.19.-; Ubiquitin-specific protease; Protease; EC 3.1.2.-
LTP: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.