dipeptidase


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dipeptidase

[dī′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes a dipeptide.
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Vesicular localization and characterization of a novel post-proline-cleaving aminodipeptidase, quiescent cell proline dipeptidase.
For example, the reduced growth may indirectly give rise to increased turnover of GAPDH and the Xaa-His dipeptidase.
ACE is a peptidyl dipeptidase that catalyzes the conversion of angiotensin I to the vasoconstrictor substance, angiotensin II.
1 Dipeptidase DPEP1 NM_214108 Epoxide hydrolase NM_214355 EPHX1 Liver expressed NM_213788 antimicrobial peptide 2 LEAP2 Arginine rich antibacterial NM_214355.
Piperine also stimulated Leucine amino peptidase and Glycyl-glycine dipeptidase activity, due to the alteration in enzyme kinetics.
We cannot rule out that the tag may interfere with N-terminal degradation of NT-proBNP, since it has been reported to be susceptible to the action of dipeptidyl dipeptidase (21).
In this study, 10 assembled sequences were matched with sequences for proteolytic enzymes such as protease, dipeptidase and chitin deacetylase.
1993) found a high frequency of the PEPA-2a allele of the nuclear-encoded dipeptidase (PEPA-2) locus among king mackerel from the western and northwestern Gulf, whereas a high frequency of the PEPA-2b allele occurred among king mackerel from the Atlantic and northeastern Gulf.