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Porphyromonas gingivalis produces arginine-specific cysteine proteinase (Arg-gingipain, RGP) and lysine-specific cysteine proteinase (Lys-gingipain, KGP) in the extracellular and cell-associated(More)
Lys-gingipain (KGP), so termed due to its peptide cleavage specificity for lysine residues, is a cysteine proteinase produced by the Gram-negative anaerobic bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis. Mixed(More)
The oral anaerobic bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis has been implicated as a major etiologic agent of progressive periodontal disease. A novel lysine-specific cysteine proteinase, termed(More)
Arginine-specific cysteine proteinase (Arg-gingipain; formerly, argingipain) is one of the major extracellular proteinases produced by the oral anaerobic bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis. To(More)