carboxypeptidase


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Related to carboxypeptidase: dipeptidase, Carboxypeptidase B, Carboxypeptidase E, Carboxypeptidase c, carboxypeptidase G2

carboxypeptidase

[kär‚bäk·sē′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a peptide at the end containing the free carboxyl group.
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Ephedra monosperma had mostly degradome proteins (profilins, desiccation-related protein, the GTP-binding protein RAN-1, and ceramidase) and had only two secretome proteins that we could detect in this initial comparative study--serine carboxypeptidase and glucan endo-1,3-[beta]-glucosidase.
Using a pair of specific monoclonal antibodies, CA4 and CA5, British researchers have developed an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for carboxypeptidase, a protease that is released with tryptase by activated mast cells and is a mediator of inflammation.
Preformed mediators stored in cytoplasmic granules include histamine, tryptase, proteoglycans, chymase, carboxypeptidase A, and heparin.
For many proteins, especially hormones such as insulin, a crucial enzyme called carboxypeptidase E (CPE) marks the end of the assembly line.
8,338,100 "Isolated Genomic Polynucleotide Fragments from Chromosome 12 that Encode Human Carboxypeptidase M" is directed to the region of a genomic sequence encoding a protein associated with monocyte to macrophage differentiation.
Major genes networks centered on the apolipoprotein A-I (APOA1), abhydrolase domain containing 5 (ABHD5), actin, alpha, cardiac muscle 1 (ACTC1), sorbin and SH3 domain containing 1 (SORBS1), and carboxypeptidase E (CPE) genes.
Carboxypeptidase N (CPN), [6] also known as an arginine/lysine carboxypeptidase, kininase I, or anaphyla-toxin inactivator, is a member of a larger family of zinc metallopeptidases (16).
Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA; also known as folate hydrolase 1, glutamate carboxypeptidase II or NAALA-Dase) presents a novel endothelial target.
The bovine whey proteins alpha-lactalbumin and beta-lactoglobulin were hydrolysed with pepsin, trypsin, chymotrypsin, pancreatin, elastase or carboxypeptidase alone and in combination.
Rescue treatments of IT MTX overdose may include cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) exchange, ventricular washout, folinic acid rescue, and the investigational agent carboxypeptidase G2, an enzyme that rapidly hydrolyzes MTX into inactive metabolites (5-9) There are only a few reports of patients with IT MTX overdose in the literature, and the management has not been uniform.
Other: carboxypeptidase, magnesium, zinc, calcium, glucose, cholesterol, salicylic acid, prostaglandin precursors (gamma-linolenic acid [GLA]), vitamins A, C, E, lignins, saponins, plant sterols and amino acids [3,24].
Degredation of GST conjugates by a carboxypeptidase in the plant vacuole.