TABLE 3.

Properties of purified C. albicans proteinases

ProteinaseMol mass (kDa)pH rangepH for optimal activityIsolectric point (pI)Reference(s)
Sap138, 40, 402.5-5.53.2-4.54.0 16, 210, 247
Sap240, 41, 43, 45, 48, 492.5-5.53.2-3.54.25, 4.4 16, 148, 177, 182, 210, 247
Sap341, 422.0-5.03.2-3.55.7 16, 148, 210, 247
Sap440a4.0-7.05.0ND 16
Sap537a3.0-7.05.0ND 16
Sap640a3.0-7.05.0ND 16
Sap7NDbNDb,cNDbNDb
Sap841NDNDND 148
Sap9NDbNDbNDbNDb
Sap10NDbNDbNDbNDb
  • a Molecular masses estimated from sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.

  • b No information regarding the biochemical properties are presently available.

  • c ND, not determined.