carboxypeptidase


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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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Carboxypeptidase A gene from the genomic DNA of rumen fluid of goat was amplified with primers designed from CPA gene of Bacillus licheniformis with the expected product size of 1.
Comparison of dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase and endopeptidase activities in the three enkephalin-hydrolysing metallopeptidases: "angiotensin-converting enzyme," thermolysin and "enkephalinase.
Purification, characterization, and heterologous expression in Fusatium venenatum of a nevel serine carboxypeptidase from Aspergillus oryzae.
Serum carboxypeptidase A activity as a biomarker for early-stage pancreatic carcinoma.
CpA, the major carboxypeptidase produced by the pancreas, preferentially cleaves uncharged C-terminal residues (17); however, a number of CpAs with slightly different specificities have recently been identified in several mammalian species (18).
Neuraminidase VIII and carboxypeptidase for sample treatment were from Sigma Chemical Co.
kallikreins) followed by subsequent terminal truncations resulting from aminopeptidase and carboxypeptidase activities.
Carboxypeptidase U (CPU, (1) activated thrombin-activable fibrinolysis inhibitor; EC 3.
Dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase 1 (DCP1) and butyrylcholinesterase (BCHE) gene interactions with the apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele as risk factors in Alzheimer's disease and in Parkinson's disease with coexisting Alzheimer pathology.
Activity of Carboxypeptidase O in the Secretory Pathway of MDCK Cells.
GS5 and GW8 encode a putative serine carboxypeptidase and the SBP-family transcription factor OsSPL16, respectively (Li et al.
Expression of the third complement component (C3) and carboxypeptidase N small subunit (CPN1) during mouse embryonic development.