Table 2.

P. gingivalis Proteinases: Substrate Specificity and Genes

Substrate
specificitya
Homologous genes (host strain)b
Arg-X rgp-1(HG66), rgpA (ATCC 33277), prpR1 (W50),prtR (W50), prtH (W83), agp (381),cpgR (ATCC 33277)
Arg-X rgp-2 (HG66)rgpB (ATCC 33277), prtRII (W50), prR2(W50)
Lys-X kgp (HG66) prtK (W50)prtP (W12)
  • a Specificity determined with synthetic substrates.

  • b Compiled from references 2, 4, 13,60, 73, 121, 158, 170, 189, 190, 200, 201, 205, 206, 210,240, and 241.