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L-Proline p-nitroanilide trifluoroacetate salt

prolyl aminopeptidase substrate

N-(4-Nitrophenyl)pyrrolidine-2-carboxamide, Pro-pNA, P-pNA
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C11H13N3O3 · C2HF3O2
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Quality Level


≥99% (TLC)




ligand binding assay: suitable


white to yellow

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General description

Proline p-nitroanilide (P-pNA) is a colorimetric substrate for prolyl aminopeptidase (proline iminopeptidase), an enzyme that releases proline from the N-terminus of small peptides.


Proline p-nitroanilide (P-pNA) has been used as a substrate for prolyl aminopeptidase (proline iminopeptidase) from cabbage leaves.
L-Proline p-nitroanilide trifluoroacetate salt has also been used as a monopeptide substrate for measuring the amidolytic activity of fibrillated peptide catalyst, PC4.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Kazuyuki Hiwatashi et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 68(6), 1395-1397 (2004-06-25)
We have found a novel prolyl aminopeptidase in Grifola frondosa. The enzyme was purified by DEAE-Sepharose CL-6B, Butyl-Toyopearl, Sephacryl S-100, and Mono-Q column chromatographies. The purified enzyme exists as a dimer and gives high activity toward L-proline-p-nitroanilide. The enzyme was...
Yoke-Ming Wong et al.
Biomacromolecules, 17(10), 3375-3385 (2016-09-20)
Amyloid fibers are classified as a new generation of tunable bionanomaterials that exhibit new functions related to their distinctive characteristics, such as their universality, tunability, and stiffness. Here, we introduce the catalytic residues of serine protease into a peptide catalyst...
Paul J Lijnen et al.
Journal of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system : JRAAS, 6(2), 69-77 (2006-02-14)
To determine whether the aminopeptidase B inhibitor, arphamenine A, could affect collagen production and expression in control and TGF-ss1-treated cardiac fibroblasts. Cardiac fibroblasts from passage 2 from normal male adult rats were cultured to confluency and incubated with and without...
Margarita Marinova et al.
Protein and peptide letters, 16(2), 207-212 (2009-02-10)
Chick-pea (Cicer arietinum L.) cotyledons are unique source of aminopeptidase - 8-9 U/g cotyledons was observed using L-leucine-p-nitroanilide as substrate. The aminopeptidase was purified (65 kDa, pI 4.8 ) reaching a specific activity of 220 U/mg at pH 7.0-7.2 and...
Hongyu Yang et al.
World journal of microbiology & biotechnology, 32(11), 176-176 (2016-09-16)
Prolyl aminopeptidases are specific exopeptidases that catalyze the hydrolysis of the N-terminus proline residue of peptides and proteins. In the present study, the prolyl aminopeptidase gene (pap) from Aspergillus oryzae JN-412 was optimized through the codon usage of Pichia pastoris....

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