Involved in the processing of hormone and other protein precursors at sites comprised of pairs of basic amino acid residues. Substrates include POMC, renin, enkephalin, dynorphin, somatostatin and insulin. Belongs to the peptidase S8 family. Furin subfamily. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC 184.108.40.206; Protease
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 5q15-q21
Cellular Component: Golgi apparatus; extracellular space; transport vesicle
SS: 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.