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Table 2 Peptidase activity of D. melanogaster accessory glands. Results are expressed as the mean of three experiments ± s.e.m

From: Proteomic identification of Drosophila melanogaster male accessory gland proteins, including a pro-cathepsin and a soluble γ-glutamyl transpeptidase

Enzyme activity Rate of hydrolysis (pmol of 7-AMC released/h/AG)
Cysteine peptidase  
   pre-activation 0.7 ± 0.1
   post-activation 4.5 ± 1.3
   post-activation + 0.1 μM E64 0.18 ± 0.01
   post-activation + 0.1 μM K11777 0.25 ± 0.03